Category: kabul

mostly-history:

A troop of Muslim
rebels, equipped with old-fashioned rifles, east of Kabul
(Afghanistan, February 21st, 1980).  Anti-Communist rebels
were attacking traffic on the main supply route between Pakistan and
Kabul at this time.

Afghan firefighters carry the body of a young girl killed in a powerful bomb blast that shattered rows of homes and shops in downtown Kabul on May 14, 1988

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At least eight people were killed and more than 20 injured by the explosion, believed to be planted in a truck on the eve of the Soviet withdrawal from Afghanistan.

A potter works on building a zerbaghali, or goblet drum, in Kabul,Afghanistan, 1970

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German, Ottoman, Indian, and Afghanistan delegates in Kabul, 1916

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From left to right: Kazim Bey, Werner Otto von Hentig, Walter Röhr, Mahendra Pratap, Kurt Wagner, Oskar Niedermayer, Günter Voigt and Maulavi Barkatullah

A man who was condemned by an Islamic war tribunal for denouncing nine families being escorted 20km outside Kabul for execution, 1980

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Indian Troops under British Command Kabul, 1878-1880

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Men stroll past roadside vendors as a painted truck makes its way through the busy street in Kabul, Afghanistan, November, 1961.

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