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Ring of Steel checkpoint number 15

The Ring of Steel (Persian: كمربندى شهرى كابل‎, Kamerband-i Shahr-i Kabul, "Belt of the City of Kabul") is a series of 25 Afghan National Police checkpoints in the city of Kabul.[1] Set up in June 2010, the Ring of Steel is designed for security purposes and manned, who occasionally stop and check suspicious vehicles attempting to pass through.[2]