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There is no doubt that the nine-year-long war in Afghanistan is intensifying.

Roadside bombs are the main weapon of the Taliban, killing Nato troops and Afghan civilians alike.

Al Jazeera obtained exclusive pictures of a US military vehicle being destroyed in Kunar province, where the Taliban says the constant threat of attack keeps international troops trapped in their bases.

Al Jazeera's James Bays reports from Kabul.

Source: Al Jazeera