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Monday, 7 October, 2002, 02:54 GMT 03:54 UK
In pictures: Afghanistan one year on
It is one year since the launch of the US-led military campaign which overthrew the Taleban in Afghanistan.

BBC News Online presents some of the images from the period.

Afghan refugees prepare to return home
Millions of Afghans fled their country during the war and preceding Taleban regime, but many have now returned

Soldiers from the new national Afghan army
A national army has been created and trained by US soldiers

Militiamen loyal to an Afghan warlord prepare their guns
But militias loyal to warlords remain powerful in parts of the country

A widow by her husband's grave
Estimates of civilians killed in the operation to end Taleban rule vary from hundreds to thousands

Remains of tanks and a deminer in shadow
Much of the machinery of war was destroyed but landmines are still a threat

Afghan girls in a classroom
Afghanistan still faces many problems but girls have been allowed back into classrooms...

An Afghan barber shaves a man's head
...and barbers - largely unemployed when the Taleban banned men from shaving - are back at work

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