Watch Out! You are hiking in Afghanistan

Oct 12, 2011   //   by Hameed   //   Uncategorized  //  No Comments


When you are hik­ing in Afghanistan, don’t always rely on the white painted rocks. You should use your own bomb deters, too. Una and I were hik­ing at this sup­pos­edly dem­ined area near the Bud­dha in Bamyan when we saw an unex­ploded bomb half buried in the dirt. Only the tail was stick­ing out and I almost almost stepped on it. It was twi­light and I gave the nearby police a shout. They didn’t bother to come at first. Then Una took off her yel­low sock and put it next to the bomb. Then we walked down to the police and told them about it. They said, “we’ll do some­thing about it tomorrow.”

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