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Monday, 17 December, 2001, 18:56 GMT
In pictures: Al-Qaeda's humiliation
Anti-Taleban fighters in Afghanistan's Tora Bora region have paraded captured members of the al-Qaeda network.

They were some of the dozens of prisoners seized since Sunday, when local commanders declared the Tora Bora area clear of al-Qaeda members.

The group of foreign al-Qaeda fighters paraded before the cameras in the Tora Bora
The al-Qaeda fighters begged not to be paraded, to no avail

Al-Qaeda prisoners in Tora Bora
Some looked distressed in the unwanted limelight

Al-Qaeda fighter tries to avoid media focus
Nothing could save them from the media glare

Prisoner being dragged before the cameras
One had to be dragged into the spotlight

Top commanders, Hazrat Ali (L) and Haji Mohammad Zaman (C) briefing journalists
The prisoners' parade came after Afghan commanders saidm they had cleared the area of al-Qaeda

Jubilant Afghan fighter returning from the frontline
Fighters were elated at their victory

Afghan fighters display reward leaflet dropped by the Americans
Many would like to get the $25m US reward for Osama Bin Laden's capture





See also:

17 Dec 01 | South Asia
Humiliation for al-Qaeda fighters
17 Dec 01 | South Asia
Bin Laden's hiding places
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