As the stomach churns. Before this hundreds of thousands of Afghans ran away to Pakistan. Now 300,000 Pakistanis have run away seeking refuge in Afghanistan.
- Pakistanis flee to Afghanistan
- More than 210,000 Pakistanis crossed into Afghanistan
- Pakistani military launched offensive in June against Taliban
- Eastern Afghanistan, Khost, neighboring Paktika, refugees sought shelter
- 93,000 families — up to 750,000 people — displaced inside Pakistan.
- North Waziristan - Pakistani Taliban, al-Qaida and Haqqani network enjoy haven
- offensive taking place in Khyber tribal region to pursue militants
- The conflict goes back more than a decade
- Taliban place bombs so government comes in to hit them back
- U.N. agencies provide shelter, food, water, health facilities and schooling
- U.N. does not expect flow of refugees to stop any time soon.
- 40,000 families, averaging 7.5 people, have crossed into Afghanistan
- Afghan police try to keep the peace, ensuring orderly queues at water trucks
- In classrooms erected on land recently cleared of mines, children learn
- Ten-year-old Hayatullah Khan said he arrived at Gulan two months ago with his parents and four brothers. He misses his toy car, which he had to leave behind.
- "We are not happy here," he said after class. "We want our homes. We have left behind our madrassas and schools. We have come here with nothing."
My comments : If Pakistan fails as a State (and it looks like they will) they can always apply to rejoin India. I think the Indians will not have much problems taking Pakistan back. Its the same chappati lah. Apa pasal mau gaduh gaduh.