Pakistan evacuates 7,629 people from Afghanistan


ISLAMABAD (News10) – Pakistan has evacuated around 7,629 people including diplomats, staff of diplomatic missions and international agencies, journalists from Afghanistan.

Around 323 Afghan citizens were also arrived at Islamabad International Airport on Thursday and proceeded to their next destinations.

Pakistan International Airline, the national flag carrier, has so far (till August 26) evacuated 6,578 people from Kabul airport including the personnel of important international institutions and organizations.

Around 1051 people arrived via Torkham border crossing and 987 Pakistan nationals arrived by road since the evacuation process which was started on August 15.

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