IOM Return of Undocumented Afghans Weekly Situation Report (9 – 15 April 2017)

A total of 8,428 undocumented Afghans spontaneously returned or were deported from Pakistan through Torkham (Nangarhar province) and Spin Boldak (Kandahar province) border crossings from 9-15 April, according to the Border Monitoring Team of the Directorate of Refugees and Repatriation (DoRR). Of the total returnees, 8,322 were spontaneous returnees in family groups and 106 were deported individuals. This is a 27% increase from the previous week, and brings the total number of undocumented Afghan returnees from Pakistan since 1 January 2017 to 33,026.