20,000 stranded Afghans go back through Torkham

LANDI KOTAL: The sources have confirmed that more than 20,000 Afghans who were stuck in Pakistan, have left for Afghanistan through Torkham border in past four days.

According to the officials, 20066 crossed the border in 96 hours.

An official said that the border remained open for different timings respectively.

Aurthorities maintained that only Afghans with passport and required documents were allowed to cross the border. However, record of immigration process could not be kept due to large number of people.

Meanwhile, the authorities said that they had made preparations for the bilateral trade between Afghanistan and Pakistan which had to be resumed from today through Torkham.