Pakistan to deport National Geographic 'Afghan Girl'

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Sharbat Gula, whose striking eyes were immortalised on 1985 magazine cover, will return to Afghanistan over ID dispute

An Afghan woman who appeared on a National Geographic cover when she was 12 will be sent back to the war-stricken homeland she fled decades ago, after a Pakistani court ordered that she be deported.

Sharbat Gula, whose striking green eyes were captured in an image taken by photographer Steve McCurry in a refugee camp in Pakistan in 1985, was arrested last week.

Related: After her arrest, the ‘Afghan Girl’ is once again a symbol of refugees’ plight | Steve McCurry

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