IWPR, 2 October 2013
People in the Nangarhar province of eastern Afghanistan say the security situation is deteriorating rapidly, with a spate of kidnappings on the road to the Khyber Pass into Pakistan. In one incident, armed men stopped a car only 100 metres away from a security checkpoint. An eyewitness commented that “the government people stay in their posts and protect only themselves”.
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