Dozens of Afghans Deported From Germany Arrive in Kabul

StoryfulPublished: January 13, 20172 views
Published: January 13, 2017

The first group of failed asylum seekers from Afghanistan, deported from Germany following a <a href="" target="_blank">deal signed between the European Union (EU) and Afghanistan</a> in October, arrived in Kabul on December 15.

A charter plane transported the 38 deportees to the Afghan capital from Frankfurt, <a href="" target="_blank">Reuters reported</a>.

According to <a href="" target="_blank">Deutsche Welle</a>, more such failed asylum seekers would be deported in a series of flights, the next being scheduled for January. The deportations sparked several <a href=",fluechtlinge6508.html" target="_blank">protests in Germany</a> in recent weeks.

Afghans comprise the second largest group of asylum seekers in Germany, after Syrians, according to <a href="" target="_blank">German government data</a>.

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