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Targeted assassinations on the rise in Afghanistan

By France24
06 March 2021   |   5:56 pm
Almost 20 years after the US-led intervention in Afghanistan that ousted the Taliban, the security situation is getting worse almost every day, amid a new campaign of targeted assassinations. Although peace negotiations between the Taliban and Afghanistan resumed again last week, they are failing to prevent violence on the ground. For a time, the capital Kabul was a more or less spared the chaos, but that era seems to be over, especially with an approaching deadline for US troop withdrawal. Our correspondents report.

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