'Kabul safer than Glasgow'

Nato's top civilian representative in Afghanistan has claimed that the war-torn country's capital is safer for children than Glasgow, London or New York.

Mark Sedwill, senior civilian tepresentative for Nato in Afghanistan, said despite the danger of unexploded bombs, Kabul was less dangerous than some of its counterparts in the West.

He told CBBC Newsround: "Here and in Kabul and the other big cities (in Afghanistan) actually there are very few of those bombs.

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"The children are probably safer here than they would be in London, New York or Glasgow or many other cities."