Thursday, November 02, 2006

OBL Implicated in Bamiyan Buddha Destruction

Middle East Times
...Trabelsi, who was sentenced in September 2003 to 10 years in prison for having planned a suicide attack on a military base, described in great detail how he and Bin Laden had used the statues as targets for shooting practice.

Documents found in Kabul after the fall of the Taliban attested to the influence exercised by Bin Laden and Al Qaeda on Mullah Mohammed Omar, head of the Taliban regime, which led him to decide to demolish the monuments...
H/T Gateway Pundit.

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