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Afghan refugee Saboor Khan collects his belongings after authorities razed his house in the slums of Islamabad, on Wednesday. Pakistani authorities demolished the slums, mostly occupied by refugees displaced from Pakistani tribal areas and neighboring Afghanistan, saying they pose a security threat to the already vulnerable capital after recent bombings left several killed and injured.

An Afghan refugee girl sits with her belongings after authorities razed her house in the slums of Islamabad on April 16.B.K. Bangash / AP