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Afghans march hundreds of kilometres for peace


It started as a group of nine men. Now dozens have joined and are walking 700km - from Helmand to Kabul - while fasting to call for an end to decades of devastating war and violence.


It started as a group of nine Afghan men who set out from Helmand to Kabul to raise their demand, "no more war".

Now dozens have joined and are walking the 700km, while fasting, to call for an end to decades of devastating war and violence.

Al Jazeera's Charlotte Bellis reports


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