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Afghan-Pakistan Border Closure

Refugees wait in Afghanistan to enter into Pakistan, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2000 at the Torkham border, 55 kilometers northwest of Peshawar, northwestern Pakistan. Pakistani authorities closed the border with Afghanistan Friday to stop the influx of refugees that already swelled to more than 2.1 million in Pakistan. AP Photo


Afghani refugees wait at the Torkham border in Afghanistan, 55 kilometers northwest of Peshawar, to enter into Pakistan, Saturday, November 11, 2000. AP Photo


Pakistani border security guards stand in front of the Pakistan-Afghanistan border to stop Afghan refugees, Wednesday, November 15, 2000 at Torkham border post.. AP Photo


Afghan Farmers & Poppy Crop Ban

Mohammad Sakhi, who used to grow poppy, working in his vegetable field, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2000 in Khogiani district in Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. Khogiani farmers, which was famous for poppy cultivation, are growing vegetables and other crops after Taliban rulers decreed it's not Islamic to farm poppies for heroin production.  AP Photo


Poppy farmers from the Khogiani district of Nangarhar province of Afghanistan express their grievences to reporters, Tuesday, Nov 7, 2000. AP Photo


Reedi Gul, center, a former poppy grower, sits in his vegetable field with family members, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2000 in Khogiani district in Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. AP Photo


A farmer works in his poppy field in Nangarhar province of Afghanistan on April 24, 2000. Farmers of Afghanistan who were growing poppy since ages, have switched over to other crop and vegetables.  AP Photo

 



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