US weapons for Afghans may end up with Taliban: Audit

July 29, 2014 1:44 AM

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WASHINGTON: Washington and Kabul have failed to keep track of hundreds of thousands of weapons provided to Afghanistan, raising the risk that some could end up in the hands of insurgents, a US audit said today.

The United States also had delivered more weapons than Afghan forces now needed, partly because Kabul officials had revised their requests over time, the report said.

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