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B-roll of Afghanistan's new Olympic Stadium. The Taliban used it for public executions, but with a brand new artificial turf, Ghazi Olympic stadium in Kabul, Afghanistan is giving young Afghan athletes a bright new future. Produced by Ruth Owen.


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Date Taken:11.1.2011

Date Posted:12.16.2011 1:40AM

Category:B-Roll

Video ID:133039

Filename:DOD_100294782

Length:00:03:45

Location:KABUL, AFGlobe

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