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Dead end of Taliban banking

Posted on 26 July 2011

The Buddha’s of the Baminyan Valley in the mountains of Afghanistan are some of the world’s most spectacular and ancient treasures. Standing at 174 and 125 feet apiece respectively on the mountain side 131 miles North East of Kabul, the two figures rank among the tallest Buddha sculptures in the world and are included among the world’s historical sites of interest by UNESCO.
When the Taliban came to power, they decreed the treasures an abomination against Islamic belief and simply strung dynamite charges around the Buddha sculptures and blew them up……………………………………….Full Article: Source

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