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The “TUTAP” transmission line could fracture Afghanistan yet further

Could outrage about the electricity line bring down the country's government?

By Emily Winterbotham  

Demonstrators on the streets of Kabul protest the planned route of a new electricity power line, which is to go through the ©Massoud Hossaini/AP/Press Association Images

Kabul was brought to a standstill this week as Afghan protestors called for a “city closure” on 16th May, prompting the government to block off many streets. This is the latest in a…

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