Kabul, Afghanistan - IslamicStateof Afghanistan
ICRC AID WORKERS DISTRIBUTE MONEY TO AFGHAN TALIBAN SOLDIERS IN KABUL.
ICRC aid workers distribute money to Afghan Taliban soldiers after
their release January 3, 2002. Afghanistan's new government on Thursday
released about 250 Taliban prisoners, some of them captured as long as
five years ago by Northern Alliance forces and sent them home. Each of
them were handed 50,000 Afghanis (US $20) by the International
Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). REUTERS/Erik de Castro