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Pakistan urban sport heals ethnic divides

Street gymnastics in Karachi blurs traditional divides between city's different ethnic groups.
Last Modified: 22 Mar 2013 08:24

Parkour is an urban sport developed from military obstacle-course training.

It is popular around the world, but in some places its benefits go beyond just the physical.

Al Jazeera's Imtiaz Tyab reports from the Pakistani city of Karachi.

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