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A laborer wipes his face as he takes a break from shoveling a load of coal to be used by a brick kiln 35 miles west of the Pakistan capital of Islamabad. Afghan refugees who have no legal status in Pakistan because the government won't issue them identification cards often bring their families to work in the kilns.
Fetehjang, Pakistan

A laborer wipes his face as he takes a break from shoveling a load of coal to be used by a brick kiln 35 miles west of the Pakistan capital of Islamabad. Afghan refugees who have no legal status in Pakistan because the government won't issue them identification cards often bring their families to work in the kilns.