Wings of joy: Kabul's bird market brings comfort to war-weary Afghans

For some Afghans weighed down by decades of war and struggle, a little comfort and distraction can be found in the company of birds. The war seems a long way off in the Ka Faroshi bird market in the heart of Kabul's old city, a narrow lane with a few alleys off it, packed with small, mud-walled shops festooned with bird cages.

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11:29 February 5, 2018
Sayed Mohammad Ali holds his rooster at Ka Faroshi bird market in Kabul
Image by: Zarina Fernandes/ Gulf News
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