Kifatullah’s New Toy Exploded

Kifatullah, like most 9-year-olds, likes to play with his friends. One morning, they found something new to play with. They didn’t realise the object was leftover from the decades of war in Afghanistan. When it exploded, one of the children…

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Hashim is on the Road to Recovery

Hashim was riding his motorbike to the bazaar in Grishk, Afghanistan when he was hit by a car. While fighting in Helmand province, once a hub of conflict, has subsided, civilian trauma from road traffic accidents, stabbings and other injuries…

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Mine Awareness Day 2023

The children were playing in the garden when the IED exploded. They had found an old metal device that they said looked like a big bullet, and threw it away. 13-year-old Mohammad and his sister, 4-year-old Shamsia, were the closest.…

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