Clashes erupt in Kabul over attempt to rebury former king

September 1, 2016 3:03 PM

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KABUL, Afghanistan – An Afghan official says clashes over an attempt by members of Afghanistan's Tajik community to rebury a former king slain almost 90 years ago have killed a security guard and wounded three people.

King Habibullah Kalakani, a Tajik, was deposed and killed in 1929 by King Nader Shah, an ethnic Pashtun. For 87 years his body has lain in an unmarked grave in the Afghan capital.

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