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A destroyed Soviet-made armored military personal carrier vehicle is seen in Kabul, Afghanistan. (AP)
A destroyed Soviet-made armored military personal carrier vehicle is seen in Kabul, Afghanistan. (AP)

As the U.S. prepares to exit Afghanistan, we look back to February of 1989, when the last Soviet troops rolled out of Afghanistan. They left behind a country which would soon descend into civil war, and eventually the 10-year war that started after the September 11 attacks. The BBC's Louise Hidalgo reports.

This segment aired on February 21, 2012.

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