Kabul siege raises handover fears

By Ben Doherty
Updated April 18 2018 - 9:05pm, first published September 15 2011 - 12:00am

THAT six gunmen, armed with explosives, AK-47s and rocket-propelled grenades, could lay siege to the most heavily fortified quarter of the most check-pointed city in Afghanistan has highlighted the fragility of the country's security apparatus and again raised questions about the handover of control to local forces.

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