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1,000 Words: Afghans Engage In A Dangerous Game

Jun 19, 2014

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David Gilkey

The "Horsemen of Afghanistan" playing Buzkashi — a dangerous contest in which riders vie for a goat carcass — in the northern city of Sheberghan near the Tajikistan border.


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