Patients sleep under the stars in long queue for medical visas | Stefanie Glinski

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Sick and elderly Afghans queue outdoors for several nights for their chance to get into Pakistan for medical care

Surrounded by barbed wire and without shelter from rain or dust, outside Pakistan’s embassy, hundreds of sick Afghans pass days and nights waiting for their visa appointment.

Abdul Ajan is first in the queue for when the embassy opens the next morning, squeezed into a space that smells of urine and is littered with rubbish and stale bread.

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