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Afghanistan's female police recruits

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Female police recruits are being trained up in Helmand, Afghanistan, to fight the drugs trade.

Police adviser Janice McManus said she was in awe of the women's bravery and hoped more would join.

The BBC's Kate Silverton watched the policewomen testing out their shooting skills.

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