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Mental trauma takes huge toll in Afghan war

Mohammad Qasim, a 58-year-old butcher, is traumatised, depressed and anxious — like 50 percent of his fellow Afghans after 30 years of war, according to government figures. Qasim saw his wife, daughter-in-law and two grandsons aged five and six die in a horrific suicide bombing in Kabul last month. More…