Pakistan deports National Geographic's iconic 'Afghan Girl'

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The National Geographic’s famed green-eyed “Afghan Girl” has been deported to Afghanistan, a government official said on Wednesday.

Fayaz Khan says Sharbat Gulla and her four children were handed over to Afghan authorities early on Wednesday at the Torkham border crossing, about 60 km, north-west of the Pakistani city of Peshawar.

Ms. Gulla was arrested in late October on charges of carrying fake Pakistani ID papers and staying in Pakistan illegally.

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