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Libyan Newswire

Peshawar killings provoke crackdown on Afghans

KARACHI, 5 February 2015 (IRIN) – Thousands of Afghans in Pakistan have been arrested or moved from their homes of many years in the wake of December’s killing of over 100 schoolchildren in the city of Peshawar. The Afghans, the majority of whom are not registered refugees, have been targeted in a government crackdown announced immediately after the killings.