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Afghanistan: Peacekeeping Operations

Volume 472: debated on Tuesday 4 March 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what assessment he has made of the security situation in Kabul. (190666)

Although the number of violent incidents occurring in Kabul increased from 2006 to 2007, it remains low relative to the provinces in the south and east where the insurgency is stronger. However, the proportion of incidents in Kabul involving suicide attacks has increased markedly over the past 12 months.