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Anger, Mourning in Afghanistan After Kabul Suicide Attack

By Mirwais Harooni KABUL, July 24 – Relatives of some of those killed in a big suicide attack in Kabul searched through a bloodied assortment of belongings left after the twin blasts as they prepared for funerals on Sunday in a mood of growing anger with political leaders. “Those are my cousin’s sandals,” said Sayed

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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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