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An Afghan police officer stands guard at the scene of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011
Tuesday, Dec. 06, 2011

Open quoteThere was smoke and red blood on the floor of the shrine. There were people lying everywhere.Close quote

  • a Kabul shopkeeper, describing Tuesday's suicide bombing at a packed shrine in the Afghan capital, which killed at least 54 people on one of the most important days in the Shi'ite religious calendar
Photo: Musadeq Sadeq / AP | Source: The Guardian