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Monday, August 6, 2012

Afghan nomad clashes raise fears of ethnic strife


Hazara tribesman MP Nasseri, who is fighting against nomadic Kuchis, poses during an interview with AFP in the Kajab Valley of Behsud district, Wardak province, on July 19. Bloody raids by nomads armed with machine guns and rocket launchers on villages near Kabul are raising fears about a return to ethnic conflict in Afghanistan 18 months before NATO combat troops leave.

An Afghan Hazara tribesman poses with an antique rifle, for protection against attacks by nomadic Kuchis, in Kajab valley of Behsud district, Wardak province, on July 19. Bloody raids by nomads armed with machine guns and rocket launchers on villages near Kabul are raising fears about a return to ethnic conflict in Afghanistan 18 months before NATO combat troops leave.

Afghan Hazara tribesmen look over the remains of their property on July 19, destroyed during a recent attack by nomadic Kuchis, in Kajab valley of Behsud district, Wardak province. Bloody raids by nomads armed with machine guns and rocket launchers on villages near Kabul are raising fears about a return to ethnic conflict in Afghanistan 18 months before NATO combat troops leave.

Afghan Hazara tribesmen gather on July 19 near the remains of their property, destroyed during a recent attack by nomadic Kuchis, in Kajab valley of Behsud district, Wardak province. Bloody raids by nomads armed with machine guns and rocket launchers on villages near Kabul are raising fears about a return to ethnic conflict in Afghanistan 18 months before NATO combat troops leave.

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