Friday, January 26, 2007

Talibani Who Destroyed Buddhist Shrines Killed

The Daily Mail (UK) reported today about a killing in Kabul.

An Afghan official who ordered the destruction of two massive 1,500-year-old Buddha statues during the Taliban reign has been shot dead.

Maulavi Mohammed Islam Mohammadi was the Taliban's governor of Bamiyan province when the fifth-century statues were blown up with dynamite and artillery in March 2001.

According to police, he was killed on his way to prayers in Kabul.

Good. What the Taliban did to the Buddhist history of Afghanistan was obscene.

2 comments:

The WordSmith from Nantucket said...

I love good news.

jihadi tracker said...

On his way to prayers...

The death cult, that is islam, makes my point every time I hear news like this!