The Faces Of Death

Mcallester, Matt
October 2008
Details;Oct2008, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p238
The article features suicide bombers Rahmat Khan and Hamza who are under the custody of the security forces in Kabul, Afghanistan. It relates how the two staged the July 7, 2008 suicide bombing at the Indian embassy in Kabul. It offers details of how they were trained as suicide bombers by the Taliban group.


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