In memory of

 

Badam, son of Saeed Hanif

 

on Saturday, October 18, 2008

 

 in the Garoch region of Laghman Province. U.S-led forces launched a combined ground and air attack upon the area late Saturday night. The intense bombardment led local civilians to flee from their homes into the mountains. Many homes were destroyed. Badam, son of Saeed Hanif, was killed as well as probably many other civilians. On Sunday morning, tribal elders protested against the U.S bombing in front of the provincial council. We only know about this because of the independent reporting of Pajhwok Afghan News and friends of RAWA.

  

Killed in a night-time U.S. air and ground attack