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Snapshot of Afghan refugees in Pakistan

06-20-2011 16:50 BJT

Afghan refugee girls play at a slum in the outskirts of northwest Pakistan's
Peshawar on June 20, 2011. According to UNHCR Pakistan office, more than 3.6
million fleeing Afghans have returned to their homeland from Pakistan during the
past 10 years. However, there are still 1.7 million registered Afghans in the
country where itself has an internal displacement of millions due to militancy
and natural disasters. (Xinhua/Umar Qayyum)

An Afghan refugee girl plays at a slum in the outskirts of northwest Pakistan's
Peshawar on June 20, 2011. According to UNHCR Pakistan office, more than 3.6
million fleeing Afghans have returned to their homeland from Pakistan during the
past 10 years. However, there are still 1.7 million registered Afghans in the
country where itself has an internal displacement of millions due to militancy
and natural disasters. (Xinhua/Umar Qayyum)

An Afghan refugee girl is seen at a slum in the outskirts of northwest
Pakistan's Peshawar on June 20, 2011. According to UNHCR Pakistan office, more
than 3.6 million fleeing Afghans have returned to their homeland from
Pakistan during the past 10 years. However, there are still 1.7 million
registered Afghans in the country where itself has an internal displacement
of millions due to militancy and natural disasters. (Xinhua/Umar Qayyum)

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