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Rahimkhan return to Afghanistan 28 years after fleeing to Pakistan was not the homecoming he had dreamed.
The 60-year-old is one of a growing number of Afghan refugees, the journey again with trepidation, as increasingly militant violence, yet the feeling of her adopted country, as relations between the neighbors shunned sour.
The rate of returnees more than quadrupled this year with 137,000 refugees returned to Afghanistan since January.
The number could further tip when the country not of December 31 agreement, identity cards for two years to extend and thus some 1.5 million registered refugees remain in Pakistan.
The cold in the relationship, in the midst of an offensive by the Taliban, which Kabul accuses partially on Pakistan has asked the extension in question, along with the future of millions more unregistered Afghans.
“First we had to leave here because of the war. Now we are back to war and bombs come,” said Khan, speaking at a refugee center near Kabul, where his Pakistan-born grandchildren were taught the dangers of mines and bombs Roadside.