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Afghan Environmental Health Problems Legacy of Land-Grab

Afghan Environmental Health Problems Legacy of Land-Grab

MAZAR-e-SHARIF, Afghanistan, November 21, 2008 (ENS) – Residents of Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan’s second -largest city, are suffering from a polluted environment caused by urban expansion on land seized by warlords. Amad Samim, 15, was covered in dust from head to toe after his energetic football game with friends on the street of his neighborhood, Kart-e-Zahiruddin Farabi,…