In memory



Two children




in late November 2001

in Herat. On Thursday, November 29th, officials at the U.N. Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Assistance to Afghanistan reported that two children were killed and three injured while trying to pick up the yellow food packages air dropped by the United States. The food packets were dropped in a minefield.

U.S. air drops food packages into a minefield and kills children seeking to gather the food.