Kabul, Afghanistan - IslamicStateof Afghanistan
A GERMAN SOLDIER FROM THE ISAF STANDS BESIDE THE CAR OF AFGHAN VICE
PRESIDENT QADIR IN KABUL.
A German soldier from the ISAF stands beside the bullet-ridden car of
Afghan Vice President Haji Abdul Qadir in Kabul on July 6, 2002.
Unidentified gunmen assassinated one of Afghanistan's three
vice-presidents in broad daylight in Kabul on Saturday, in a fresh blow
to efforts by President Hamid Karzai to impose his authority on the
volatile country. Interior Minister Taj Mohammad Wardak told reporters
Haji Abdul Qadir, a powerful warlord and a Pashtun like Karzai, had
been shot dead in his car in an ambush in the centre of the Afghan