Stampede kills at least 15 Afghans seeking visas to enter Pakistan

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For more: At least 15 people seeking visas to enter Pakistan were trampled to death in a stampede in Jalalabad, Afghanistan on Wednesday. Thousands of Afghans had gathered to apply for Pakistan visa. The Pakistani Consulate in Nangarhar was closed for almost eight months due to COVID-19.

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