About 4,000 Afghan Migrants Returned From Iran, Says Taliban

Monday, 04/29/2024

The Taliban's Ministry of Refugees and Repatriations announced that 3,943 Afghan migrants returned to Afghanistan from Iran, both "voluntarily and forcibly”.

According to the ministry, these migrants entered Afghanistan on April 26 and 27 through the Islam Qala border crossing.

On Monday, in a note on the X social media platform, this Taliban ministry wrote that among the expelled migrants, 48 children without any guardian were also included who have been referred to the International Organisation for Migration for assistance in providing food and non-food aid as well as identifying their families.

The Taliban stated that 74 families have been provided with 10,000 Afghanis as assistance. According to the statement, health services have also been provided to an additional 487 individuals.

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