In memory of


An unnamed child

killed on October 30, 2001

in the village of Jebreal in the Injil district, west of Herat. On October 29th, the Pentagon reported bombing Taliban garrisons and troops in the Herat area. The Afghan Islamic Press confirmed bombings of the 17th Regiment, the military regiment of Herat, and the 11th military division. The northern edge of Jebrael village was cluster bombed, covering an area of 180 by 290 meters. The Taliban had parked vehicles under trees at the edge of the field and on a nearby street. The following day a young child picked up an unexploded bomblet and died.

A U.S. cluster BLU-97 bomblet