Iran hands over 149 illegal immigrants to Pakistan

Islamabad, Sept 27, IRNA - Iran has handed over 129 Pakistani nationals to the authorities at Iran-Pakistan Taftan border crossing in Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan Province, state media reported.

According to details, these Pakistani were apprehended from different parts of Iran by the security forces because they were living there without valid traveling documents.

The security officials said that these deportees would be handed over to the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) for further investigation after completing initial inquiry.

Pakistanis living in Iran illegally or trying to enter Iran illegally are caught every year by the Iranian security forces. Iranian authorities have been often deporting illegal Pakistani immigrants.

Iran and Pakistan are engaged in border cooperation to stop the illegal movement of immigrants.
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