Taliban Opens Fire On Protesters Raising Afghan National Flag

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Taliban fighters opened fire on a crowd of protesters in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, after taking control of the province following the withdrawal of U.S. troops. Dozens of people had gathered to raise the national flag a day before Afghanistan’s Independence Day, which commemorates the end of British rule in 1919.

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