Reconstruction is un-Islamic. “Afghanistan: Twin blasts hit western city of Herat,” from the BBC, May 30 (thanks to Jaladhi):
At least five people were killed and about 30 wounded after twin bomb blasts struck the Afghan city of Herat.
The fatalities occurred after a roadside bomb in the centre of the city, which is not far from the western border with Iran.
In the second assault, a suicide bomber attacked the Nato-led Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) base on the outskirts of the city.
The Taliban recently declared a “spring offensive” of attacks in Afghanistan….
At least two suicide bombers were said to have attacked the compound, while a number of insurgents tried to get inside….
The BBC’s Quentin Somerville says Herat – a relatively peaceful city – is due to be soon handed to Afghan control, and so the attack is quite significant….