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This photograph taken from a helicopter shows an aerial view of Mazar-i-Sharif in Balkh province on February 4, 2013. Once known as the 'mother of cities,' the ancient city of Balkh was a popular destination along the ancient Silk Route. Balkh was destroyed by Mongol conqueror Genghis Khan during his rule, with the city's ruins remaining as a tourist attraction today. AFP PHOTO/ Qais Usyan (Photo credit should read Noorullah Shirzada/AFP/Getty Images)
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This photograph taken from a helicopter shows an aerial view of Mazar-i-Sharif in Balkh province on February 4, 2013. Once known as the 'mother of cities,' the ancient city of Balkh was a popular destination along the ancient Silk Route. Balkh was destroyed by Mongol conqueror Genghis Khan during his rule, with the city's ruins remaining as a tourist attraction today. AFP PHOTO/ Qais Usyan (Photo credit should read Noorullah Shirzada/AFP/Getty Images)
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February 04, 2013
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This photograph taken from a helicopter shows an aerial view of... News Photo 161508546Aerial View,Afghanistan,Balkh,City,General View,Helicopter,Horizontal,Human Interest,Mazar-e-Sharif,Photograph,Province,Residential District,Show,StreetPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPThis photograph taken from a helicopter shows an aerial view of Mazar-i-Sharif in Balkh province on February 4, 2013. Once known as the 'mother of cities,' the ancient city of Balkh was a popular destination along the ancient Silk Route. Balkh was destroyed by Mongol conqueror Genghis Khan during his rule, with the city's ruins remaining as a tourist attraction today. AFP PHOTO/ Qais Usyan (Photo credit should read Noorullah Shirzada/AFP/Getty Images)