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Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Afghanistan: Taliban declares three-day Eid ceasefire” – below is their description.
The Afghan government and Taliban have agreed to a rare three-day ceasefire for the Muslim holiday of Eid later this week.
This comes amid a surge in violence across Afghanistan.
The latest explosion killed 11 people travelling on a bus in the southern province of Zabul.
Al Jazeera’s Charlotte Bellis reports.
–Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel
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In This Story: Afghanistan
Occupying 652,000 square kilometers (252,000 sq mi), it is a mountainous country with plains in the north and southwest. Kabul is the capital and largest city. The population is around 32 million, composed mostly of ethnic Pashtuns, Tajiks, Hazaras, and Uzbeks.