A Northern Alliance fighter seeks cover behind a corpse
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The Prison Revolt at Mazar-i-Sharif

A Northern Alliance fighter seeks cover behind a corpse
A Northern Alliance fighter seeks cover behind a corpse during battle at a fortress in Qala-i-Jangy. The last 150 Taliban holdouts there were killed, according to an Afghan security official. (OLEG NIKISHIN / Getty Images)
Northern Alliance fighters are shielded by a wall
Northern Alliance fighters are shielded by a wall at the prison and fortress at Qala-i-Jangy, near Mazar-i-Sharif. U.S. airstrikes helped quell an uprising there by Taliban POWs that began Sunday. (AP)
U.S.-led special operations troops monitor the fighting
U.S.-led special operations troops monitor the fighting between the Northern Alliance and the Taliban at the Qala-i-Jangy fortress. (OLEG NIKISHIN / Getty Images)
A Northern Alliance soldier carries an injured comrade
A Northern Alliance soldier carries an injured comrade amid the fighting at the fortress. (AFP)
Northern Alliance fighters gather near a prison after the end of fighting.
Northern Alliance fighters gather near a prison after the end of fighting. (OLEG NIKISHIN / Getty Images)
Afghan men carry a dead Taliban fighter on a stretcher after the end of fighting.
Afghan men carry a dead Taliban fighter on a stretcher after the end of fighting. (AFP)
Northern Alliance fighters walk through a field covered with bodies of pro-Taliban forces
Northern Alliance fighters walk through a field covered with bodies of pro-Taliban forces inside the fortress near Mazar-i-Sharif. (AP)
A Northern Alliance fighter collects guns after the end of fighting.
A Northern Alliance fighter collects guns after the end of fighting. (AFP)
A Northern Alliance fighter kicks a body
A Northern Alliance fighter steps on a corpse as he walks over prison yard covered with bodies of pro-Taliban forces. (AP)
A Northern Alliance fighter checks the bodies of pro-Taliban soldiers.
A Northern Alliance fighter checks the bodies of pro-Taliban soldiers. (OLEG NIKISHIN / Getty Images)
Northern Alliance fighters walk through a yard littered with bodies of pro-Taliban forces.
Northern Alliance fighters walk through a yard littered with bodies of pro-Taliban forces in the fortress prison near Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan. (OLEG NIKISHIN / Getty Images)
Northern Alliance fighters rest after days of combat in the fortress prison near Mazar-i-Sharif.
Northern Alliance fighters rest after days of combat in the fortress prison near Mazar-i-Sharif. (OLEG NIKISHIN / Getty Images)
Local Red Cross workers arrive to recover the bodies of dead Taliban soldiers.
Local Red Cross workers arrive to recover the bodies of dead Taliban soldiers. (AFP)
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