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    Poverty forces Afghan children into smuggling - 3 Oct 08

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    Al Jazeera English

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    Poverty in Afghanistan is driving some families to take desperate measures.

    They are sending boys as young as five across the border into Pakistan, to buy cheap flour, and smuggle it back home.

    But the youngsters are risking injury, even death.

    Al Jazeera's Zeina Khodr reports.