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Frightened and stunned Afghan machine gunner after a heavy fire fight near "Contact Corner" by "Taliban Road" in the Spin Pir area of Zhari District, Afghanistan.
[The Fighting Season]
2008, 11 July
Archival inkjet print
20 x 24 ins
Provided by the artist - Louie Palu
Zhari District, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan - Under fire a frightened and stunned Afghan machine gunner asks a Canadian Soldier how they could defeat the Taliban after a long and heavy fire fight near "Contact Corner" by "Taliban Road" in the Spin Pir area of Zhari District, Afghanistan. This area is located within several km of what is believed to be the birthplace of the Taliban lead by Mullah Omar.
A series of photographs that documents the war in Southern Afghanistan and the peak period of violence emanating from the southern city of Kandahar.