A visit to Kacha Garhi refugee camp

November 21, 2008

As we reached there, the camp presented a view similar to that when Afghan refugees first came there: long rows of tents; children in shabby clothes playing around; aid agencies distributing things; and the dwellers all complaining.

A big difference between the Afghan refugees and these IDPs was that the former wanted to go back and fight against the Soviets; the latter only want to go back to their homes and live a normal life. They want both the militants and the security forces to end the conflict and want to fight neither.

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