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Afghan Village Uses Live Rockets to Build Homes, Bridges

For decades in a small village in northern Afghanistan's Balkh province, dozens of families have lived in one- and two-story houses made from ammunition, where 3-meter-long live rockets are used as ceiling beams.     After a few explosions, the villagers now want the Afghan government to remove the weapons.     Qand Agha, leader of Qazi Abad village, told VOA that several people have been wounded or killed because the rockets have...

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