Ahmad Shah Massoud

Afghan guards of honour carry a wreath during a ceremony commemorating the 12th anniversary of Ahmad Shah Massoud's death in Kabul, Afghanistan. Afghans honour the ethnic Tajik rebel leader who was slain by al-Qaida suicide bombers posing as journalists, two days before the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.

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Afghan guards of honour carry a wreath during a ceremony commemorating the 12th anniversary of Ahmad Shah Massoud’s death in Kabul, Afghanistan. Afghans honour the ethnic Tajik rebel leader who was slain by al-Qaeda suicide bombers posing as journalists, two days before the September 11, 2001 attacks.