57 deported Pakistanis escape from Islamabad airport
ISLAMBAD: At least 57 Pakistanis, deported from Greece, ran off from Benazir Bhutto International Airport after thrashing Federal Investigative Agency (FIA) officials, Express News reported on Thursday. Some of them were later reported to have been arrested. According to sources, around 57 Pakistanis were deported from Greece as a result of illegal immigration. They were sent back to Pakistan through Gulf airlines. Immigration officials cleared the flight after it landed at the airport and handed over the illegal immigrants to the FIA Passport cell for investigation.
The immigrants started thrashing the FIA officials, and ran away from the airport lounge. FIA claimed that most of them have been arrested. Greece and Turkey deport hundreds of Pakistani illegal immigrants annually. Many Pakistani young men seeking jobs in Greece and other European countries pay a large sum of money to agents.