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20th August 2007.Tora Bora.A local man armed with a Kalashnikov acts as a body guard for a Tribal leader making a visit to Tora Bora on the 20th August 2007. Tora Bora was one of the mountain hideouts of Osama Bin Laden and the Al-Qaeda fighters. It was destroyed during the battle of Tora Bora at the beginning of this recent conflict. In the past weeks it has been the scene of a joint US and Afghan offensive against Taliban fighters who have moved back into the area...

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20th August 2007.Tora Bora.A local man armed with a Kalashnikov acts as a body guard for a Tribal leader making a visit to Tora Bora on the 20th August 2007. Tora Bora was one of the mountain hideouts of Osama Bin Laden and the Al-Qaeda fighters. It was destroyed during the battle of Tora Bora at the beginning of this recent conflict.  In the past weeks it has been the scene of a joint US and Afghan offensive against Taliban fighters who have moved back into the area...