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Taliban fighters swap arms for books as hundreds return to school

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Young Taliban members like Gul Agha Jalali used to spend nights planting bombs -- hoping to target an Afghan government soldier or, better still, a foreign serviceman. One year after the Taliban return to power, the 23-year-old Taliban member is now studying English, and has enrolled in a computer science course in the capital, Kabul. "The time where we needed guns has gone," he says. "Now, we need pens and computers (to learn) English."

Added on the 11/08/2022 11:16:44 - Copyright : AFP EN

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