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Kabul Korrespondence

Fresh, factual, and funky view of Afghanistan and the surrounding Central Asian region

One mans life in comparison to anothers

Monday, August 06, 2007

>Today President Karzi and Bush met to discuss the current crisis with
21 Koreans being held hostage.
>Today 3 Afghans were executed by the Taliban because they work for the NGO:
Mine Detection and Dog Centre (MDC)
>The Karzai/Bush meetings made front page, the Korean crisis was mentioned
as the main reason for the rendezvous.
>The 3 Afghans were helping to rebuild Afghanistan and make it a safer place.
>The Evangelistic Koreans were in an Islamic Republic preaching the word of Jesus.
>The Taliban killed the Afghans because they were working for a
international aid organisation.
>The Korean were taken because they were careless. Hiring a bus on the
most dangerous road in Afghanistan with no security.
>The Afghan victims were last contacted Sunday evening. However,
their cell-phones ceased to respond this morning.
>Two male Koreans were executed. The rest are women and the Taliban have
a history of not killing female hostages.
>The trio was executed last night, their bodies were dumped on the outskirts
of Panjwayee district.
>The Korean Government refuses to pay the ransom for their citizens release.
>Eighteen workers MDC were kidnapped by Taliban in the province of Ghazni last month.
However, they were later released.
posted by Travis, 8:48 pm

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