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Afghan bystanders inspect the site of a suicide attack in Maimanah, the capital of Faryab province, north of Kabul on March 18, 2014. A suicide bomber killed at least 15 people at a crowded market in northern Afghanistan, officials said, as security is ramped up ahead of presidential elections. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack in Maimanah city, the capital of Faryab, a remote province that borders Turkmenistan and has a mixed population of Uzbek, Turkmen and Pashtun ethnic groups. AFP PHOTO/STR