Afghanistan saves children abducted to train as suicide bombers

Police in Afghanistan have rescued dozens of boys who say they were being sent to Pakistan to train as suicide bombers.

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    Police in Afghanistan have rescued dozens of boys who say they were being sent to Pakistan to train as suicide bombers.

    Seven alleged traffickers and 38 children were found recently in Ghazni province.

    Abduction and trafficking of children from poor and uneducated families is a major challenge.

    Al Jazeera's Jennifer Glasse reports from Kabul.


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