Pakistanis displaced by military offensive seek refuge in Afghanistan

By Kevin Sieff, July 2, 2014

KHOST, Afghanistan — Two weeks ago, a Pakistani soldier came to Mir Abat Khan’s home in North Waziristan and issued a stark threat: If you don’t leave your home, we will kill you.

The Pakistani military was about to begin an offensive in the region targeting the Taliban, and Khan’s home was in the path of destruction. That’s how he ended up here — in a growing refugee camp in Afghanistan where he is waiting in line for a plastic tent and flour provided by the United Nations.

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