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With hugs and selfies, Taliban fighters, Afghan soldiers mark Eid in Kabul

President Ashraf Ghani on Friday expressed hope that the ceasefire would make way for a lengthier halt in the fighting

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Reuters  |  Kabul 



Taliban, Afghanistan
Taliban militants exchanging Eid greetings with Afghan soldiers in Zabul | Photo Twitter: Hamid Mir @HamidMirPAK

Dozens of unarmed militants entered the Afghan capital on Saturday to celebrate an unprecedented ceasefire marking the end of the Ramadan fasting season, police said, as elsewhere soldiers and militants exchanged hugs and selfies.

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First Published: Sat, June 16 2018. 16:44 IST

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