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22 Feb 2014 08:07 GMT | Asia
There has been a dramatic fall in the number of Afghan police killed and injured on duty.
Despite the drop, though, the job remains one of the most dangerous in the country.
Al Jazeera's Bernard Smith reports from Kabul.
Source: Al Jazeera
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