Afghan deportees from Iran, including many vulnerable teens, return to home they barely know

April 22, 2015 6:14 AM

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Afghan deportees from Iran, including many vulnerable teens, return to home they barely know

In this Monday, April 13, 2015 photo, Afghan deportee, Tajigul Haidary, 26, right, presses her temples during an interview with The Associated Press, at the Afghanistan-Iranian border point, on the outskirts of Islam Qala in Herat province, west of Kabul, Afghanistan. Haidary had overstayed her residents' visa in Iran and was expecting just a hefty fine when she went to renew it, she said. Instead, she was arrested as an illegal immigrant, imprisoned, held in a transit center with hundreds of other Afghans and, early this week, deported at a dusty border point back to Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini) (The Associated Press)

In this Monday, April 13, 2015 photo, An Afghan child laborer pushes a cart, at the Afghanistan-Iranian border point on the outskirts of Islam Qala in Herat province, west of Kabul, Afghanistan. Around 25,000 Afghans a month are deported from Iran at Islam Qala, nicknamed “Zero Point” along with ano...

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