Shah Marai: An SW. tribute

AFP’s chief photographer in Kabul, Shah Marai, was killed on April 30 in an explosion targeting journalists covering a suicide blast in the Afghan capital. SW. curates his photographs as a tribute

2017: An Afghan vendor sells candy floss in Kabul during the Afghan New Year
2017: Day labourers warm themselves around a fire on a cold winter morning in Kabul
2015: An Afghan security force arrives at the site of a powerful truck bomb in Kabul
2017: Afghan National Army commandos at the Kabul Military training centre
2015: An Afghan security guard at the Park Palace guesthouse in Kabul
2016: Murtaza Ahmadi, a young Lionel Messi fan, plays football in Kabul
2013: An Afghan horseman during a game of ‘buzkashi’
2015: An Afghan boy at a livestock market ahead of the Eid al-Adha festival in Kabul
2014: An Afghan hat vendor at a market in Kabul
2015:  Sameiullah, 11, one of Kabul’s many shoe-shine boys
2014: Afghan political leader Abdullah Abdullah
2014: A trader at a livestock market ahead of Eid al-Adha in Kabul
2014: An Afghan National Army soldier at an outpost on the border with Pakistan
2013: Afghan children play soccer on a cold day in Kabul
2012: Afghan women wait to receive winter supplies from the UNHCR at a refugee camp on the outskirts of Kabul
2012: A young Afghan child in the Kapisa province
2011: Afghan National Army officers march during a graduation ceremony
2012: An Afghan drug user near the Kabul River in Kabul
2010: A Hazara woman walks past ruins of the ancient Buddha statues that once stood in Bamiyan
2010: Agence France-Presse (AFP) chief photographer for Afghanistan Shah Marai (Photo: Ed Jones)

Photos: Shah Marai/AFP

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