14 Jul. 2002
Kabul, Afghanistan - IslamicStateof Afghanistan
Afghan men and women wait for a lottery draw in Kabul July 15, 2002.
Thousands of Afghans gathered at a stadium on Monday to witness the first
lottery in 11 years, which was organised by the Afghan Red Crescent Society.
A total of 100,000 tickets, priced at 10,000 Afghani ($0.25) per ticket,
were sold, and prizes ranging from a car to bicycles, televisions and cash
were awarded. PP03070097 REUTERS/Zainal Abd Halim