Thousands of Afghans flee to Pakistan following Taliban victory – BBC News

Subscribe to The Global Herald in Google News

BBC News published this video item, entitled “Thousands of Afghans flee to Pakistan following Taliban victory – BBC News” – below is their description.

Tens of thousands of Afghan refugees are believed to have crossed the border into Pakistan in the four weeks since the victory of the Taliban and the fall of Kabul.

They’re joining around 2.5 million Afghans who have already fled their country for Pakistan.

Mishal Husain presents BBC News at Ten reporting by world affairs editor John Simpson, who travelled through the Khyber Pass to the border between Pakistan and Afghanistan.

BBC News YouTube Channel

Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.


Subscribe to The Global Herald in Google News

About This Source - BBC News

The video item below is a piece of English language content from BBC News. The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster funded by the UK Government, and British license fee payers. Its headquarters are at Broadcasting House in Westminster, London.

Recent from BBC News:

  • Air passengers have new variant in Netherlands – BBC News
  • Two cases of new variant of Covid detected in UK – BBC News
  • Two men die as Storm Arwen brings 98mph gusts to UK – BBC News
  • In This Story: Afghanistan

    Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country at the crossroads of Central and South Asia. Afghanistan is bordered by Pakistan to the east and south; Iran to the west; Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan to the north; and China to the northeast.

    Occupying 652,000 square kilometers (252,000 sq mi), it is a mountainous country with plains in the north and southwest. Kabul is the capital and largest city. The population is around 32 million, composed mostly of ethnic Pashtuns, Tajiks, Hazaras, and Uzbeks.

    3 Recent Items: Afghanistan

  • Afghan interpreter spends first ‘happy, safe’ Thanksgiving in US
  • Welcome to Canada: Captain Smiley’s remarkable escape from Afghanistan
  • The faces of the children suffering from severe malnutrition in Afghanistan | ITV News
  • In This Story: Pakistan

    Pakistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, is a country in South Asia. It has a population exceeding 212.2 million, including the world’s second-largest Muslim population. It has an area of 881,913 square kilometres (340,509 square miles).

    Pakistan has a 1,046-kilometre (650-mile) coastline along the Arabian Sea and Gulf of Oman in the south and is bordered by India to the east, Afghanistan to the west, Iran to the southwest, and China to the northeast. It is separated narrowly from Tajikistan by Afghanistan’s Wakhan Corridor in the northwest, and also shares a maritime border with Oman.

    3 Recent Items: Pakistan

  • air pollution
  • Pakistan successfully test-fires surface-to-surface ballistic missile Shaheen-1A
  • Migrant crisis: UK should take a higher proportion of refugees says Harjap Bhangal
  • In This Story: Taliban

    The Taliban or Taleban, who refer to themselves as the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, is a Deobandi Islamist movement and military organization in Afghanistan, currently waging war within the country. Since 2016, the Taliban’s leader has been Mawlawi Hibatullah Akhundzada.

    3 Recent Items: Taliban

  • Afghan interpreter spends first ‘happy, safe’ Thanksgiving in US
  • Welcome to Canada: Captain Smiley’s remarkable escape from Afghanistan
  • The faces of the children suffering from severe malnutrition in Afghanistan | ITV News
  • Leave a Comment

    We don't require your email address, or your name, for anyone to leave a comment. If you do add an email address, you may be notified if there are replies to your comment - we won't use it for any other purpose. Please make respectful comments, which add value, and avoid personal attacks on others. Links are not allowed in comments - 99% of spam comments, attempt to post links. Please verbalise where people may find additional information - for example "visit the UN website" or "search Google for..." rather than posting a link. Comments failing to adhere to these guidelines will not be published.

    Posting....