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Help for Afghan rebels from Iran reported

Iran's Shiite clergy are helping Afghan insurgents in their fight against the Soviet-backed government of President Babrak Karmal, the Press Trust of India (PTI) said sunday. Quoting highly reliable sources in Kabul, the agency said the Iranian government was, however, not yet directly involved assisting the Aghan rebels. PTI said the insurgents were being trained in camps in Iran and also being provided with weapons.

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