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Afghan athlete Zakia Khudadadi made a plea for help on Tuesday as she sought to escape Kabul and revive her shattered dream of becoming the country’s first female competitor at a Paralympic Games.

The Afghanistan Paralympic Committee (APC) said on Monday the country’s two athletes would not be at the Games starting in Tokyo on Aug. 24 due to turmoil following the Taliban’s takeover.

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