Facing harassment after school attack, thousands of Afghan refugees flee their Pakistan homes

March 16, 2015 6:08 AM

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Facing harassment after school attack, thousands of Afghan refugees flee their Pakistan homes

In Wednesday, March 11, 2015 photo, an Afghan refugee family return to Afghanistan through Pakistan's border crossing, Torkham, east of Kabul, Afghanistan. Since January, almost 50,000 Afghan families have passed through Torkham, double the amount of all refugees returning through the border town in 2014, according to the International Organization for Migration. Many say they fled Pakistan over increased harassment by police who told them to return to Afghanistan, a country many have never even seen, putting new pressure on both countries to find solutions to the decades-old flow of refugees. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul) (The Associated Press)

In Wednesday, March 11, 2015 photo, an Afghan refugee family who arrived to Afghanistan through Pakistan's border crossing, pose for a photograph at the International Organization for Migration center in Torkham, east of Kabul, Afghanistan. Since January, almost 50,000 Afghan families have passed th...

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