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Afghan Shi ites brace for attacks ahead of Ashura celebration

KABUL - Afghan police and volunteer groups of armed civilians tightened controls across the capital Kabul on Wednesday ahead of Ashura, the holiest day of the Shi ite Muslim calendar, following a series of attacks on Shi ite targets by Islamic State militants. Armed men stood at key points in areas like Dasht-e Barchi, a zone in western Kabul where many members of the mainly Shi ite Hazara minority live and where some 20 people were killed in a suicide attack on a wrestling club two weeks ago.

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هذه الصفحة هي مجرد قاریء تلقائي للأخبار باستخدام خدمة الـ RSS و بأن نشر هذه الأخبار هنا لاتعني تأییدها علی الإطلاق.

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