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Afghan mourners offer prayers next to the graves of young girls at a... News PhotoAfghanistan,Cemetery,Child,Conflict,Death,Exploding,Firewood,Following,Girls,Grave,Horizontal,Jalalabad,Land Mine,Mourner,PrayingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPAfghan mourners offer prayers next to the graves of young girls at a cemetery in Jalalabad on December 17, 2012, after their deaths following the explosion of a landmine while they were collecting firewood. Ten young girls were killed when a landmine exploded while they were collecting firewood in eastern Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, officials said. The girls, aged between nine and 11, died when one of them accidentally struck the mine with an axe, Chaparhar district governor Mohammad Sediq Dawlatzai told AFP. AFP PHOTO/ Noorullah Shirzada (Photo credit should read Noorullah Shirzada/AFP/Getty Images)