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Afghans seek cures at shrine for Al Qaeda

Some men want to walk without crutches, and some women want to get pregnant. A few Romeos stand in front of the graves and ask for love. Others pray for the souls of the dead. Everyone has a wish at this Al Qaeda cemetery. “I have an ache in my left leg,” said Khanema, who like many Pashtuns has only one name. “I have a backache. Sometimes it hurts so much, I can’t sleep. So I came here to pray to the martyrs. I came from Pakistan only for this shrine.”Full Story

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