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    UN urges action over abuse of Afghan children

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    The UN Security Council has urged Afghanistan's government to do more to protect the young victims of the country's conflict.

    Afghan youth are regularly recruited to join both the army and the Taliban.

    Children arrested by police also often suffer torture and abuse in detention.

    Al Jazeera's Sue Turton reports from Kabul.