Azan Ahmed

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Forty-four people are dead in western Afghanistan in one of the Taliban's most deadly attacks in 10 years of warfare.

Deadly Attack in Afghanistan

Forty-four people are dead in western Afghanistan in one of the Taliban's most deadly attacks in 10 years of warfare.

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