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1,000 Words: Afghans Engage In A Dangerous Game

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