Shooting Kabul Setting

N. H. Senzai
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Kabul

Kabul is the capital city of Afghanistan. This is where Fadi and his family live before Habib makes the decision that they must leave the country. Fadi was happy here before the Taliban started to oppress the Afghani people so it holds mixed memories for him. Kabul is symbolic of Habib’s failed hopes and aspirations: when they returned here, Habib believed he could make a difference and improve the lives of his fellow Afghani citizens, but when they arrived things just got worse and worse.

Jalalabad

Jalalabad is a city in Eastern Afghanistan. Fadi’s family travel from Kabul to Jalalabad while trying to escape the country, by crossing over the Pakistan border. This location is significant because it was in Jalalabad that Mariam was left behind. When the British/American war with Afghanistan begins in 2001, the family fear that Jalalabad will be bombed and that Mariam...

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