Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Funeral of Ahmed Shah Massoud

Today according to Australian Eastern Standard Time when this item was posted
2001 Thousands gathered to pay their last respects at the funeral of Ahmed Shah Massoud ('The Lion of Panjshir') in his ancestral village of Jangalak in the Panjshir Valley.

Massoud, the legendary guerrilla leader of Afghanistan's Northern Alliance, is widely believed to have been assassinated by Al Qaeda on September 9, as part of that terrorist organization's strategy that led to its September 11 attack on the USA.

Read on at the Ahmed Shah Massoud page in the Wilson's Almanac Scriptorium.

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