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1,000 Words: Afghans Engage In A Dangerous Game

Buzkashi in Sheberghan, Jowzjan Province, northern Afghanistan....
David P Gilkey
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NPR

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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David Gilkey and NPR's Afghan interpreter and fellow journalist Zabihullah Tamanna were killed June 5, 2016, near Marjah, in southern Afghanistan.
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