2018-11-05 Time Magazine International Edition

9 Social and World Issues

Plot – One came across a sleek, dull-green object, about the size of a police baton, picked it up and turned for home to show the others. Accounts of what happened next vary from child to child, but after nearly a dozen children had gathered, the rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) fell to the ground. Hamisha Gul, 60, heard the explosion over the noise of his tractor, half a mile away. When he turned, a cloud of dust billowed outside his home. After 17 years of war between the Taliban and Afghan forces backed by foreign troops, the violence keeps up a steady rhythm