December 17, 2008 3:02 PM

Kabul residents have more fear of gangs than of Taliban

Ghulam Farooq Hussainkhel lives on the outskirts of the Afghan capital in the latest district to fall under Taliban influence. A teacher, Hussainkhel moved to last year from a neighboring district after surviving three Taliban assassination attempts for opening two girls' schools. Vut it isn't the Taliban that poses the biggest security threat, he said.

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