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Militants Kidnap 17 Members of Afghanistan’s Hazara Community

MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan, June 2 – Gunmen have kidnapped 17 members of Afghanistan’s Hazara community, officials said on Thursday, the latest incident involving members of the Shi’ite Muslim minority highlighting the risk of sectarian violence. The men were abducted on Wednesday afternoon from a bus in the northern province of Sar-i-Pul, with officials blaming Taliban militants.

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