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Sunday, 16 September, 2001, 21:40 GMT 22:40 UK
In pictures: Afghans fear US backlash
Thousands of Afghans have been trying to flee their country fearing imminent US reprisals for last week's terror attacks - but neighbouring Pakistan and Iran, already home to millions of Afghan refugees, have shut their borders.

Afghan market
People in Kabul have been stocking up on supplies fearful of US raids

Afghan refugees
Many have piled onto trucks and headed towards Pakistan

Afghan refugees
Others have packed up their belongings and are attempting to escape on foot

Pakistani border with Afghanistan
Pakistan has, however, closed its border and says it will not allow any more refugees in

Afghan refugees
On the other side, many Afghans have gathered hoping they will be allowed to cross

Pakistani border guard
But guards have been positioned to keep the boundary sealed, and the Afghans out

Afghan girl in Jalozai refugee camp
Those already in refugee camps in Pakistan fear what may be about to happen in their country

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