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‘Who Dares Go Out Shopping?’ Afghans Buy Online to Avoid Bombs

Shoppers in the Afghan capital are going online for everything from fashion to furniture to avoid bomb attacks and sexual harassment, with dozens of startups doing a brisk trade where there were few on the ground two years ago. Suicide bombings and other attacks in Kabul have killed and wounded hundreds of people this year, and security is expected to deteriorate ahead of elections planned for October. Sexual harassment on the street is widespread. The new retailers, with names like...

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