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11 December 2001

Associated Press

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — As rowdy men with rifles roamed the grounds of the governor's mansion, the new chief of the former Taliban stronghold of Kandahar said Tuesday he soon would rid the streets of armed groups. The Taliban have gone and U.S. warplanes have stopped bombing the city's outskirts. But frightened residents are staying home, worried about a new kind of violence in their midst — victorious fighters who are shooting, looting and carjacking. Everyone's... (

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