Commander Kaftar (24/52)
Commander Kaftar (at center) clears the chamber of her revolver at a the safe house she now lives in on the outskirts of Pul-e Khumri, a small city in Bahglan province in Afghanistan. Nadera (at far left) lets the former commander stay at her home.
The only known female Mujahideen commander, Kaftar, was once the leader of a 600-strong armed force. Today she can’t even leave the safe house where she is staying as a guest along with her granddaughter. Her enemies, mostly from the...more »
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