Afghan exiles in Tajikistan hope escape will bring a better future

Afghan doctor Abdulbashir Yusufi says he cannot contemplate a return home with his family. Having fled the northern city of Mazar-e-Sharif, the 43-year-old was able to secure a last-minute visa for himself and his immediate family for Tajikistan and fly out of Kabul just as the Taliban reached the city's gates last month.

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