International borders are geographical boundaries that seprates two countries. You may have seen or read about borders where a house or reataurant has it's one half in other country and second half in other like Netherlands and Belgium, But In this article we'll tell you about most dangerous international borders in the world which are not safe to visit for any of the reason like war, territorial disputes, violence, drug trafficking, or economical issues.
Here's the list of 10 Most Dangerous Borders Around the World Where You May Never want to visit:
The United States–Mexico shares nearly 3,100 kilometers long border separating two of them. With approx 350 million crossings annualy, it's is the most traveled border in the world too. But don't mistake volume of crossings with safety between two borders, the things get ugly when thousands of Mexicans attempt to enter the country illegally each year for purpose of drug trafficking. And voilence brought on the Mexican side, the cities of Juarez and Reynosa have come to feel like war zones while many Texan town's are among the most dangerous border communities in the country.
The 1,420 kilometres long border seprates People's Republic of China and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. As almost every person on earth knows about North Korea except you live in caves, It's not easy for any country to share borders with North Korea but due to good business reltions with china there is very limited security from chinese side, making it a popular exit for North Koreans fleeing the country. But situation get strained by North Korea's nuclear efforts for which, In 2016 China has to deploy 2,000 troops to the border and In 2017 one School in the Chinese border city of Yanji having been evacuated.
Iraq and Iran shares 1,458 kilometer long border. Iran and Iraq have been working for decades to come to an agreement regarding the border separating the two countries. The two countries have been fighting specifically over the use of the Shatt-Al-Arab river. Hostilities erupted in September 1980, when Iraq launched missiles after accusing Iran of illegally occupying Iraqi territory. By the 22nd of September, a full scale war had emerged between the two countries, when Iraq sent warplanes to attack ten Iranian airfields. The number of casualties is uncertain to this day, but it is believed to range from 1,000,000 lives to twice that number. However, conflicts over the Shatt-Al-Arab had not dissolved then, so in 2014, Iraq and Iran allegedly held secret negotiations for a new border deal. The disputes still fester between the two countries.
Bangladesh and India share a 4,156 km long international border, the fifth-longest land border in the world. The border is used as a route for smuggling livestock, food items, medicines and drugs from India to Bangladesh. Moreover, illegal immigrants from Bangladesh cross the border to India. Bangladesh and India there are barbed-wire fences, some of which are electrified. The Indo-Bangladeshi frontier is even more barricaded than the Indo-Pakistani one, due to geopolitical and demographic considerations.
The Colombia–Ecuador border has two sections terrestial and marine. This border has one of the highest military presences in the world. disputes between the two countries have increased in recent years. The main reason for the conflict is a Colombian rebel group named the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or known as FARC. The group is responsible for killing more than 200,000 people in the past 50 years, by invading land along the border and using mortars and landmines to force thousands of indigenous people off of their tribal land. In order to try to deal with FARC, Colombia’s Government sent military troops into Ecuadorian territory, action which the Ecuadorian president, Rafael Correa argued was not permitted. After the incident, Colombia accused Ecuador of harboring terrorists. To this day, Ecuador is still struggling to remove FARC from its territory.
The 2,430-kilometre border between Pakistan and Afghanistan is known as The Durand Line established in 1896 and conflict got started in 1947 when Afghanistan became the only country that voted against the admission of Pakistan in the United Nations, afterwards the border that separates these two countries become a continous war zone.
Israel and Palestine the border separating these two states is one of seemingly endless conflict and change Palestine currently consists of Gaza and parts of the West Bank in 2017 due to security concerns Israel actually closed the only two border crossing points in and out of Gaza Kerem Shalom and Arras both have been reopened and closed repeatedly since that same year Israel also closed off all of the West Bank and Gaza for 11 days of Jewish holidays given that there seems to be violence between Palestine and Israel on a near daily basis there's simply no guaranteed safe way to visit these borders.
Yemen and Saudi Arabia is separated by 1,800 kilometer border, It is a structure made of pipeline three metres high filled with concrete, acting as a security barrier along sections of the now fully demarcated border with Yemen and fitted with electronic detection equipment. Construction of the barrier began in September 2003 in order to counter infiltrations and terrorism. When construction of the 75-kilometer barrier by the Saudis began, the Yemeni government strongly objected, stating that it violated a border treaty signed in 2000. Thus Saudi Arabia agreed to stop construction in February 2004.
The Military Demarcation Line, sometimes referred to as the Armistice Line, is the land border or demarcation line between North Korea and South Korea. On either side of the line is the Korean Demilitarized Zone. The MDL and DMZ were established by the Armistice at the end of the Korean War in 1953. Those who live near the Demilitarized zone report stray bullets frequently flying past and even into their houses. The two nations have been warring for over the other’s independence as a sovereign state. Stretching across the peninsula near the 38th parallel, it's commonly referred to as the most dangerous border in the world.
The India–Pakistan Border is 2,900 kilometer long. it is the only border that can be seen from space at night due to the 150,000 flood lights installed by India on about 50 thousand poles. Drafted and created based upon the Radcliffe line in 1947, the border, which divides Pakistan and India from each other, traverses a variety of terrains ranging from major urban areas to inhospitable deserts. Since the independence of India and Pakistan, the border has been a site of numerous conflicts and wars between each country, and is one of the most complex borders in the world.