Tag: Ghazni Province (Afghanistan)

‘It’s Like a Nightmare’: For Bombing Survivors, Anguish That Won’t Stop

GHAZNI, Afghanistan — Every night, Hamdullah Hemat gulps down a 500-milligram prescription sleeping pill. He is 15 years old, a ninth grader. Last month, he saw his best friend die in a suicide bombing at their school. Mary Alimi, a 30-year-old mother of three, suffered a head injury in the same bombing. She can no […]

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Seeking Revenge, Taliban Target Afghan Soldiers’ Families

KABUL, Afghanistan — Muhammad Didar Mukhlis Afghan, a sergeant serving at a remote Afghan Army base, was pleased when his nephew invited his wife and son to his wedding back home in eastern Afghanistan. The sergeant pitched in almost $400 to help with the nephew’s wedding costs. But instead of a wedding, the event became […]

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