Afghanistan peace marchers reach Kabul, ‘tired of war’ –

Dozens of war-weary Afghans took part in the near 700-kilometer trek across the country. The peaceful protest was launched after a deadly car bombing in Helmand in March and ended amid fresh Taliban attacks.

The protesters, who mainly walked during the fasting month of Ramadan, arrived exhausted and weary in the Afghan capital Kabul, after walking nearly 700 kilometers (430 miles) across the country, calling “we want peace!” and “stop fighting!”

“We want our people to stay united for peace and get rid of this misery for the next generation,” Mohammad Naikzad, one of the marchers, told Afghanistan’s Tolo News network.

“I am calling on both sides – the government and the Taliban – for God’s sake… find a way for peace and … Read More on