1994 Photo Contest, Daily Life, Stories, Honorable mention

John Reardon

Katz Pictures for Observer Magazine

01 January, 1993

The nursing staff abandoned this mental hospital, leaving the 160 patients to fend for themselves. Although the war is officially over, fighting continues. While the world turned its attention to what was happening elsewhere, thousands were killed in the streets of Kabul.

About the photographer

John Reardon

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