Afghans displaced by Taliban violence flee to ancient city ruins

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    Qala-e-Kohna, in southern Afghanistan, was once the winter home of sultans. Today, it has drawn an influx of Afghans, displaced by renewed Taliban violence, to make a home among the clay ruins. The astonishing ruin architecture has garnered international attention amid calls for the preservation and repair of the decaying structures.

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