Kabul's curbside cops
Disabled vets act as unofficial traffic cops at one of Kabul's main traffic circles. Photo/Ariel Nasr.
Reporter Ariel Nasr visits the Kabul traffic circle that's infamous for the "help" disabled war vets give motorists trying to navigate traffic jams. Some call what they charge a pension supplement. Others call it extortion.
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