December 17, 2008

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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