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Militants Use Afghan Migrants for Launching Terrorist Attacks: Pakistani Officials

(Last Updated On: February 7, 2015)


Officials in Ministry of Foreign Affairs have warned that armed insurgents groups using Afghan illegal migrants in Pakistan for launching terrorist attacks, spokeswoman for Pakistan foreign Ministry Tasnim Aslam insisted that most of the areas where Afghan migrants illegally live in is a safe heave for terrorists expanding activities within the two countries, Afghan Minister for migrants and repatriation has rejected the claims saying expelling all Afghans as groups will cause challenges.

Pakistani officials are trying to expel Afghans from their country, the new findings of Islamabad indicates that 1,6 million Afghans legally and about 2 million other are illegally living in Pakistan, and Pakistan Government has decided to expel the illegal Afghans within 10 months, Officials in Ministry of foreign Ministry of Pakistan has accused illegal Afghans for being directly involved in terrorist activities and destroying their country.

Afghan Minister for migrants repatriation and tribal issues Sayed Hussien Alemi Balkhi said, “I confirm their illegal existences but significantly reject their involvement on terrorist attacks and activities based on the information received from our diplomatic channel, he also urged that if Pakistan Government tries to expel illegal Afghans from their territory it will cause challenges.”

Afghan officials in Islamabad have confirmed that Afghans are being bordered by Pakistani police forces right after the military school had been attacked in Peshawar, the information which has been released by the World immigration Organization indicating that 24 thousand Afghans have been forced to leave Pakistan for Afghanistan in the first month of 2015.

Reported By: Fawad Nasiri

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