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Lego Taliban daren't mess with tiny no-nonsense lawmen

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In case you ever wondered just what kind of preparation Afghan police recruits get in order to prepare them to face the Taliban, rest assured they're offered the very latest in high-tech training technology.

BrickArms' Toy taliban figureFor proof, check out the fourth snap in this slideshow from FOCUS online. Regular readers will note the same scrupulous attention to detail lavished on our own Playmobil reconstructions, including plastic trees, real sand and a lovingly-crafted building.

It'd be too easy to laugh at this initiative by German coppers to enlighten their Afghan counterparts as to just how you hold up the traffic while your colleague suspiciously eyes what appears to be a partially buried Smart Car, but the scene is notable for the conspicuous absence of Lego Taliban (pictured), meaning that in the world of Playmobil at least, the forces of justice always prevail. ®

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Thanks to Matthias Toth for the tip-off.

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