Afghanistan: Small joys in uncertain times

2008-09-18 00:00

Afghan boys buy balloons outside their temporary school for refugees on the outskirts of the capital, Kabul, yesterday.

In the last six months, 88 attacks on schools have been carried out. The worsening security situation in the southern and western part of the country is keeping almost 70% of school-age children out of classes. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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