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Alhaj Siroos Allaf, 1st Deputy Chairman of the Afghanistan Chamber of... News PhotoAfghanistan,Handle,Herat,Horizontal,Human Interest,Journalist,Kidnapping,Prayer Beads,TalkingPhotographer Collection: The Washington Post 2013 The Washington PostHERAT, AFGHANISTAN - APRIL 9: Alhaj Siroos Allaf, 1st Deputy Chairman of the Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries, handles his prayer beads as he talks to reporters about recent kidnappings that have plagued Herat on April 9, 2013 in Herat, Afghanistan. Herat's relative success economically have caused hundreds of kidnappings, with families of businessmen paying large sums to ransom their relatives. (Photo by Michel du Cille/The Washington Post via Getty Images)