Kabul, Afghanistan - IslamicStateof Afghanistan
AFGHAN TALIBAN SOLDIERS PRAY OUTSIDE KABUL PRISON AFTER THEIR RELEASE.
Afghan Taliban soldiers pray outside the Kabul prison after their
release January 3, 2002. Afghanistan's new government on Thursday
released about 250 Taliban prisoners most of them captured as long as
five years ago by Northern Alliance forces and sent them home. Each of
them were handed 50,000 Afghani (US $20) by the International Committee
of the Red Cross (ICRC). REUTERS/Erik de Castro