Pakistan deports over 600 Afghan migrants amid ongoing crackdown

A group of Afghan migrants at a camp near the Spin Boldak border crossing in Kandahar province, Afghanistan. Nov. 2023.

Pakistan deported 603 Afghan migrants on Thursday, continuing its crackdown on undocumented immigrants, according to Pakistani media.

This latest deportation follows the return of over 800 Afghan migrants the previous day.

To date, 470,999 Afghans have been repatriated to Afghanistan, Pakistani media report.

The ongoing return of migrants to Afghanistan has sparked concerns about their situation as the country faces the onset of winter.