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    Afghan police in uphill struggle

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    The fight to curb the Taliban in Afghanistan is not easy. The police in many places fear venturing into rural villages they are supposed to patrol. In Wardak, for example, there are just 460 policemen for a province with a population of nearly one million. And they are expected to assist in military operations while patrolling mountain passes and city streets. As Al Jazeera's Nick Clark reports, they just do not have the weapons to match their enemy - the Taliban.