More than 3,000 Afghan refugees return home in past three days

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The Ministry of Refugees and Repatriations said on Monday that at least 3,569 Afghan migrants have returned home from Iran in the last three days.

“According to the information in the past two days, 2,932 Afghan migrants returned to the country through Islam Qala in Herat Province and 637 migrants returned to the country through the Silk Bridge in Nimruz Province,” the ministry said.

According to the ministry, there are 70 families among the voluntary and forced returnees, which totals 252 people.

The ministry added that 35 families and 115 single people were introduced to the office of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in order to receive assistance.—Ariana news