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6 June 2002

Associated Press

KABUL, Afghanistan — On a side street, camouflage-clad partisans of the northern alliance play pickup volleyball, their AK-47s bouncing against their backs. On a corner in ramshackle western Kabul, a bony boy no older than 10 paces back and forth, his battered Kalashnikov dragging on the ground. Kabulis, no strangers to war, take such displays in stride. But though far fewer weapons are on the streets than five months ago, guns are still everywhere — big guns,... (

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