Kandahar, Afghanistan - IslamicStateof Afghanistan
Afghan children at their house in Afghanistan southern city of Kandahar
January 13, 2002. Kandahar, once a stronghold of Mullah Omar, the
leader of Afghanistan's ousted Taliban government, crumbled in the face
of the blistering U.S. aerial bombardment launched on October 7.
REUTERS/Zainal Abd Halim