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Clashes between Taliban and Shia minority raise fears of Afghan sectarian war

Reuters India Thursday, 8 November 2018
Clashes between Taliban and Shia minority raise fears of Afghan sectarian warThe Taliban have infiltrated a strategic district in southeastern Afghanistan and fought with members of the Shi'ite Hazara minority, officials said on Thursday, a week after militants and a Shi'ite militia clashed in a central province.
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