Afghan kids are being utilized as tools for doing smuggling exercises at the Pakistan-Afghan border at Torkham after Islamabad surround the border and forced stricter measures against smuggling.
Custom authorities told the publication that kids are put in danger after they are forced to cover up in the underside of trucks to cross the border. As an outcome deadly mishaps have begun occurring all the more oftentimes.
Unverified reports with respect to the alleged involvement of the Afghan border police in encouraging the smuggling of products through kids have likewise visible.
The authorities noticed that the utilization of children to smuggle goods have decreased Pak-Afghan trade. Regardless, Pakistan has attempted to counter the issue by making different steps, including the open of the border for 24 hours to screen the circumstance all the more cautiously.
Furthermore, at whatever point the Frontier Corps (FC) make a strict action against the move, they need to confront issues from pressure groups. Sometimes, Afghan authorities close the international border in protest and order Pakistani authorities to encourage the cycle smuggling by means of children, the report said.
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