In memory of
Nazir Ahmad, son of Noor Ahmad
Jalil Ahmad, son of Ghulam Farooq
Khalil Ahmad, son of Ghulam Farooq
died on December 24, 2001
in an area in eastern city of Herat where a Taliban base, Firqa #17 Military Base, existed. The area had been heavily cluster bombed in late October. In December, two young boys from nearby Nawabad died while collecting firewood at the Firqa base when a BLU-109 bomblet exploded. In another incident, a third boy was killed and a cook who went with him lost both his legs.
U.S war planes dropped cluster bombs