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Taliban infiltrate once-peaceful Afghan north

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posted on Jul, 7 2009 @ 07:30 PM
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Taliban infiltrate once-peaceful Afghan north


news.bbc.co.uk

The Taliban have closed girls' schools in the districts. They collect taxes from people and they have their own courts. The governor was attacked and the Taliban are in the villages. All because Kunduz is ignored by our president and ministers in Kabul," said a group of elders over endless cups of green tea in the provincial capital.

As you drive from Kabul into Kunduz city, it is not long before motorists come across a colourful billboard with a powerful message:

"Last year explosives killed 1,700 and injured more than 2,393 people. That is enough.
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posted on Jul, 7 2009 @ 07:30 PM
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The recent offensive is in the south. So it seems some atenchen has been turned away from the north. This also seems to show that the Taliban are far from out of the picture yet. The have the strength in the towns to close schools as well as extort money. Yet again this goes to show, don't ever let any religion run a government.

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