Afghanistan / 2002 in Pictures / Photos by Jonathan Wiggs

Introduction
Caves in Bamiyan
Portraits
Afghanistan in Transition
Hope for the Future


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Afghanistan: 2002 in pictures / Photos by Jonathan Wiggs
Bamiyan, Afghanistan, Feb. 26
After conquering the people of Bamiyan and destroying their homes, the Taliban smashed five ancient Buddha statues in the area. Some 500 families turned to the nearby caves for shelter. Above, a girl at the caves.
 
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