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Afghan forces recapture ‘massacre’ village: officials

KABUL: Afghan forces have recaptured a remote village where Taliban and Islamic State fighters allegedly massacred dozens of civilians earlier this month, officials said Tuesday. Militants killed about 50 men, women and children in Mirzawalang, a mainly Shia village in Sayad district of northern Sar-e Pul province, on August 5 after overrunning a government-backed militia, according to officials and residents. A spokesman for the Afghan National Army's northern military corps said troops had retaken the…