Afghan refugees struggling to reach Turkey through Iran

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The conflict in Afghanistan is driving large numbers to make a perilous journey to Europe for safety and shelter.

Turkey has detained a boat carrying more than 230 people in the Aegean Sea.

Officials believe the group of mainly Afghans were on their way to Italy.

Many Afghans are looking for a way out amid rising violence in Afghanistan.

Turkish authorities detained about 1,500 migrants last week trying to reach the country through Iran.

Al Jazeera’s Sinem Koseoglu reports from the city of Van near the border.

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