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Kabul erupts with joy after South Asian football victory

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When the rattling sound of Kalashnikov assault rifles resonates in the streets of Kabul, it's more often than not because of an attack by Taliban insurgents. 

Afghan fans of football celebrate winning the SAFF Championship 2013 trophy after their team defeated India during the final match, in the streets of Kabul on September 11, 2013.

But that changed, for once, on Wednesday, the shots being fired in celebration at Afghanistan's victory over India to win the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) title.

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