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Afghanistan: Battlefield Tourism


Travis Beard / Argusphotography

2 weeks after the jailbreak at Kandahar prison, the press core of Kabul were given a tour of the battle grounds of Aghandab where many escaped prisoners fought with ISAF. 1000 word article available


 

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Riding in a helicopter to kandahar

kabul, kabul, Afghanistan - 21/08/2007

 

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ANA take cover a s a helicopter comes in to land

Ahgandab, Kandahar, Afghanistan - 25/06/2008

 

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ANP are covered in dust after a patrol in Aghandab

Ahgandab, Kandahar, Afghanistan - 25/06/2008

 

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people from kandahar smile at the presence of media in taliban area

Ahgandab, Kandahar, Afghanistan - 25/06/2008

 

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Media take photos of French troops in Aghandab

Ahgandab, Kandahar, Afghanistan - 25/06/2008

 

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ANP are covered in dust after a patrol in Aghandab

Ahgandab, Kandahar, Afghanistan - 25/06/2008

 

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Journalist Ash Sweeting is taking a ride with ANP in a pickup

Ahgandab, Kandahar, Afghanistan - 25/06/2008

 

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ANP sit in the back of the pick up while on patrol

Ahgandab, Kandahar, Afghanistan - 25/06/2008

 

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young ANP has henna died on his nails, while holding a gun

Ahgandab, Kandahar, Afghanistan - 25/06/2008

 

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ANP patrol in the areas where a big battle was fought only days before

Ahgandab, Kandahar, Afghanistan - 25/06/2008

 

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a young boy watches as a ANP pick up speeds by on patrol

Ahgandab, Kandahar, Afghanistan - 25/06/2008

 

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ISAF soldiers lay out tyre peiceing traps for protection of their convoy

Ahgandab, Kandahar, Afghanistan - 25/06/2008

 

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A candian soldier stands at ease in aghandab

Ahgandab, Kandahar, Afghanistan - 25/06/2008

 

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A young ANA sniper youth guards the palace in Aghandab

Ahgandab, Kandahar, Afghanistan - 25/06/2008

 

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ANP takes some grapes from a farmer while on patrol

Ahgandab, Kandahar, Afghanistan - 25/06/2008

 

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Young boys watch a Canadian soldier on patrol.

Ahgandab, Kandahar, Afghanistan - 25/06/2008

 

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ANA guards protect the palace in Aghandab

Ahgandab, Kandahar, Afghanistan - 25/06/2008

 

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A ISAF soldier takes a photograph of a photographer in kandahar.

Ahgandab, Kandahar, Afghanistan - 25/06/2008

 

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ANA guards protect the palace in Aghandab

Ahgandab, Kandahar, Afghanistan - 25/06/2008



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