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Training up local forces in Afghanistan


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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