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Twenty years on, Afghans recall destruction of Bamiyan Buddhas

AFP, 08 Mar 2021
For generations, Ghulam Sakhi and his family -- like many others in the Bamiyan valley in central Afghanistan -- took pride in the two giant Buddha statues for which their home was famous. The ancient artifacts were blown up twenty years ago by the Taliban and Ghulam recalls how he was made to take part in the detonations.

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