|Three Afghans held at Peshawar airport|
11 August 2012
PESHAWAR: The immigration authorities at Peshawar’s Bacha Khan International Airport Saturday arrested three suspicious Afghan nationals, Geo News reported.
As per reports they were apprehended before they could board on an Abu Dhabi bound flight.
Upon through search, authorities also found out the arrestees were carrying multiple Pakistani and Afghan passports.
Sources say a large number of Afghan nationals go to Gulf countries for jobs on forged Pakistani travel documents and most of them are illegal immigrants or living as refugees in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.
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