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Missing #4: Koja & Anwar Khan | 101 Heartland

How one man spent years in a Pakistani Jail just to get his brother back.

Anwar Khan strayed across the Indo-Pak border while grazing his goats and was captured on the other side. His brothers Koja and Saleem tried using the official channels to bring him back, but it didn't work. Finally, Koja himself crossed the border looking for his brother. Years later, they were reunited in a Pakistani jail.

After years, the third brother Saleem's efforts paid off, and Koja and Anwar were both returned to India. This is a rare story of joy and reunion for a family that lost not one, but two members across the border. Watch Missing: a series by 101India about people who went missing across the Indo-Pak border here: https://www.101india.com/people/missing-101-heartland

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