Afghan police officer hugs suicide bomber
Afghanistan National Army soldiers try to remove a destroyed car at the site of a suicide attack next to the Defense Ministry in Kabul Saturday.
March 9th, 2013
04:18 AM ET

Afghan police officer hugs suicide bomber

A policeman sacrificed his life for the sake of others, embracing a suicide bomber in southeast Afghanistan on Saturday morning to dull the blast as it detonated, eyewitnesses said.

The bomb killed the officer, Murad Khan, and eight minors between the ages of 7 and 17.

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  1. Rascal Rabble

    murad kahn...real man...real hero...

    March 9, 2013 at 9:25 am | Report abuse |
    • banasy©

      I agree, Rascal Rabble.
      What a selfless thing to do...RIP.

      March 9, 2013 at 1:54 pm | Report abuse |
  2. chrissy

    Just goes to show they come in all makes and models. Meaning all races!

    March 9, 2013 at 9:35 am | Report abuse |
  3. saywhat

    Good morning@Rascal Rabble@chrissy
    Indeed.

    March 9, 2013 at 12:19 pm | Report abuse |
  4. saywhat

    The devastation their country has undergone since the invasion, the tens of thousands of deaths, no end in sight. Its hard even to imagine their suffering during the past 11 yrs.

    March 9, 2013 at 12:22 pm | Report abuse |
    • ronvan

      11yrs? Think that these countries have been doing this for centuries!

      March 10, 2013 at 7:31 am | Report abuse |
  5. saywhat

    How would the generation that grew up in the midst of constant bombardment and carnage see and treat the world is even harder and more painful to dwell upon.

    March 9, 2013 at 12:26 pm | Report abuse |
  6. little mister©

    banasy has not been posting. Because she is with me

    March 9, 2013 at 1:48 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Name s kel

    What a good selfless man. God bless him.

    March 9, 2013 at 9:11 pm | Report abuse |
  8. rupert

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    //////////////////AND HIT HER\\\\\\\\\\\\\\

    March 10, 2013 at 8:42 pm | Report abuse |
  9. chrissy

    You are absolutely evil @ rupert. You better pick a "her" that dont hit back cuz most of us would kick your dupa just for saying something sooooo stupid!

    March 10, 2013 at 10:14 pm | Report abuse |
  10. dazzle ©

    @chrissy is rupert just another troll that likes to hit women?

    March 10, 2013 at 10:20 pm | Report abuse |
  11. dazzle ©

    Wonder how one can have so many names. LOL

    March 10, 2013 at 10:30 pm | Report abuse |
  12. chrissy

    Lol @ dazzle, the same one and only as all the others! Fiction is his specialty so i just figured i would humor him today. Lol.

    March 10, 2013 at 10:32 pm | Report abuse |
  13. rupert

    Hmmmmm. Delusional?

    March 10, 2013 at 10:33 pm | Report abuse |
  14. chrissy

    Lol thanks cnn bkock me then post each and every re~try! You need to rewrite your program.

    March 10, 2013 at 10:38 pm | Report abuse |
  15. chrissy

    Delusional how @ rupert? You mean the smack down any self respecting female would give you for that coment? Its true!

    March 10, 2013 at 10:46 pm | Report abuse |
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