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Afghans warned to not enter Pakistan without valid documents

The last date for allowing Afghans without legal documents had expired and no one would be given any relaxation

Published: 01st June 2016 11:13 AM  |   Last Updated: 01st June 2016 11:13 AM   |  A+A-

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By ANI

LAHORE: Announcements on loudspeakers by security guards posted at the Torkham border, warned Afghanistan nationals against travelling to Pakistan without valid documents.

The Dawn reported that the announcements were repeatedly made throughout the day in order to apprise the visiting Afghans at the border that the last date for allowing Afghans without legal documents had expired and no one would be given any relaxation from June 1 onwards.

The announcements made on loudspeakers said that border guards and immigration staff would check the travel documents and passes of every Afghan national crossing over to Pakistan and warned that those without the specific documents would not be allowed to cross the border.

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