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Mine victims recovers on July 21, 1996 in the main hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan. The International Red Cross runs it. The Taliban took over most of the country in 1996 and imposed strict sharpie law, refusing women to work and girls to attend schools. Taliban was ousted in the fall of 2001, after the events at World Trade Center in New York on September 11, 2001. (Photo by: Per-Anders Pettersson)