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Afghan locals take up arms against Taliban
Four villages in country's east create National Uprising Movement to protect residents from violence.
Last Modified: 26 Jun 2012 15:31

A group of fighters in eastern Afghanistan have taken up arms against the Taliban.

Afghans from four villages have joined forces to create the National Uprising Movement.

They say they are simply protecting their people, at a time when neither the Afghan government nor the Taliban have
their interests at heart.

Al Jazeera's Jennifer Glasse and Qais Azimy report.

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