In memory of


Haji Berget, 85 year-old village leader

Died on May 24, 2002

In the hamlet of Bandi Temur, 95 kms. west of Kandahar. Haji Berget had been sleeping outside his home when he awoke to the thunderous roar of landing Chinook helicopters. U.S. Special Forces (accompanied by some Canadian Special Forces) burst into the hamlet. Haji fled to the mosque where he was shot dead. There was a bullet hole in the floor and skull fragments in a pool of blood.

Killed by U.S. Special Forces 1st Group soldiers