Afghan refugees given three days to leave Pakistan

PESHAWAR- Pakistan has ordered Afghanistan refugees to leave country within three days, who are residing in Lower Dir district of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province.

Pakistan released notification for Afghan refugees present in Lower Dir district of the KP province, giving three-day deadline to leave the country, political administration of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) said today.

Strict action would be taken against violators of the notification, while the administration asked locals for not providing houses on rent to the Afghan refugees following the orders.

“All Afghan immigrants residing illegally in Kurram Agency should return to Afghanistan within three days or face action,” said an announcement made by political administration through loud speakers in mosques.

Vehicles fitted with loud speakers also roamed along streets, making this announcement. Those Afghan immigrants running shops and other business in Kurram should sale it and return to their own country, added an announcement. 

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