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Tourists attacked in western Afghanistan

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By Euronews
Tourists attacked in western Afghanistan

<p>A group of eleven tourists travelling under army convoy has been attacked in western Afghanistan.</p> <p>An unknown number of them were injured after the convoy was ambushed on a road leading to the city of Herat.</p> <p>No one has yet claimed responsibility for the attack and the nationalities of the tourists aren’t yet known.</p> <p>Despite its dangerous reputation Afghanistan attracts a few adventurous tourists.</p> <p>The <a href="https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/art-asia/south-asia/afghanistan/a/bamiyan-buddhas">Buddhist statues</a> that were destroyed in Bamiyan by the Taliban in 2001 and which have now been partially restored is one attraction popular with tourists.</p>