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12/23/2012

Fire sweeps through Kabul market - Editor's Choice - Picture of the Day - December 23, 2012

Fire

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Afghan men guide firefighters after a huge fire swept through a market in downtown Kabul on December 23, 2012, destroying hundreds of shops and forcing the city's nearby money exchange to evacuate, police and witnesses said. There were no reports of any casualties in the early morning blaze which destroyed most of the cloth market's 500 shops, Kabul fire department officials told AFP.

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