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(James Warden/Stars and Stripes)

Arghandab, Afghanistan, April 4, 2009: Afghan National Police load a motorcycle into the bed of a Ford Ranger patrol truck in the Arghandab district of southern Afghanistan. The following day, the truck couldn’t be used because a wheel appeared to be coming off. The district’s rough terrain has taken its toll on the police vehicles, forcing them to rely on motorcycles and vehicles confiscated from suspected Taliban.

Read the original 2009 article here https://www.stripes.com/news/equipment-fuel-shortages-hinder-training-of-afghans-1.90036

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