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27 January 2000

BBC News

Arms dealers in Pakistan's North-West Frontier Province are having a hard time making a living these days. The province is where the Khyber Pass links Pakistan to Afghanistan, and where many of the province's Pashtun people, also known as the Pathans, live in "tribal" areas, largely free from Pakistani laws. It is also home to a large unlicensed arms trade — which took off during the Afghan war, as US weapons for the mujahideen flooded into the region. But trade is... (

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