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Training up local forces in Afghanistan

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British soldiers sent to Afghanistan as reinforcements have now arrived in the country.

An extra 30,000 US troops are also on the way.

Training the Afghan army and police is a major part of the operation - the hope is to hand over security responsibilities to the local authorities.

Sima Kotecha has been in Afghanistan to see the training process in action.

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