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KABUL | AFGHANISTAN | 8/10/18 | Mashal (26) takes her 3 year old son, Benyamin, to the balcony every time he asks after his father. Mashal points out to a star: "Your father is resting there". Everyday, ever since the death of her husband, Sabawoon (27), Benyamin starts acting out around the time his father would arrive home in the afternoon and it is a daily struggle for Mashal, who was 8 months pregnant at the time of his death, to keep her son calm and occupied. Sabawoon, a journalist for Azadi Radio, was killed in a double suicide blast in the Afghan capital on April 30, 2018. It was the deadliest single attack involving journalists in Afghanistan since at least 2002 which took the lives of 9 journalists.
Kiana Hayeri for the New York Times