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Three in five Brits want UK troops to pull out of Afghanistan: Poll

By Super Admin
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London, Aug 23(ANI): An opinion poll in Britain has revealed that more than two thirds of people in the country want British troops o pull out of Afghanistan.

The BPIX poll, which interviewed 2,031 adults via the Internet on August 20 and 21, found that 69 per cent didn't believe that British forces should be fighting in Afghanistan, as against 31 per cent who thought the mission was worthwhile, The Daily Star reports.

The poll also found that almost 72 per cent people considered Prime Minister Gordon Brown's was handling of the war bad, with 32 per cent saying that he was doing 'very badly'.

It further revealed that 1.6 per cent people felt Defence Secretary Bob Ainsworth was handling the war 'very well', while 38 per cent said that he was doing 'very badly'. (ANI)

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