Monday, March 22, 2010

� Princess Salerno - Big Journalism

� Princess Salerno - Big Journalism: "It’s also easy to just be in the wrong place at the wrong time. The Taliban have no rules of engagement (ROE) and they certainly have no regard for life, no matter how young, innocent or precious. The young girl above (approximately 8 years old) and the young boy below (approximately 6 years old) were playing near coalition soldiers that were dismounted in a local village just outside FOB Shank, Logar Province. Someone in the village tossed a grenade over the mud wall sending grenade fragments into these young children. (note: no-one knows their age in rural Afghanistan – they guesstimate based on the crop cycles)"