Owensboro receives more Afghanistan refugees than originally expected

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OWENSBORO, Ky (WEHT) – Officials with the International Center of Kentucky say nearly a 140 evacuees from Afghanistan have arrived in the Owensboro area as of Tuesday.

Refugees began arriving in the Tri-State last month. Owensboro was originally expected to receive about 100 refugees.

Bowling Green was estimated to get about 200 evacuees from Afghanistan.

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