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Consider the following pairs:
Town sometime mentioned in news Country
1.Aleppo Syria
2.Kirkuk Yemen
3.Mosul Palestine
4.Mazar-i-Sharif Afghanistan

Which of the pairs given above are correctly matched?
(a) 1 and 2
(b) 1 and 4
(c) 2 and 3
(d) 3 and 4



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Pair 1 is correctly matched. Aleppo is a city in Syria and has been frequently mentioned in the news due to its involvement in the Syrian Civil War.

Pair 2 is incorrectly matched. Kirkuk is actually a city in Iraq, not Yemen. It has been in the news due to tensions between the Iraqi government and the Kurdish population in the region.

Pair 3 is incorrectly matched. Mosul is a city in Iraq, not Palestine. It gained significant attention in the news when it was captured by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in 2014 and later liberated by Iraqi forces.

Pair 4 is correctly matched. Mazar-i-Sharif is a city in Afghanistan and is known for its historical and cultural significance. It has also been mentioned in the news in relation to the ongoing conflict and security situation in Afghanistan.


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