August 04, 2016

Afghanistan Just Missed ‘Tourist Destination Of The Year’

A group of tourists on a sightseeing adventure in scenic Afghanistan were ambushed by Taliban gunmen, resulting in six people wounded. The bus of western tourists, packed mostly with Brits and Americans who were just drooling over what this trip would do for their Instagram accounts, were traveling in the Chesht-e-Sharif district. So, it’s easy to infer that the Taliban’s shadow governor in Chesht-e Sharif, Haji Abdurrahman, was behind it. Nobody is shocked that the Taliban was there. Especially not the Afghan Army escort the tourists had to hire. But what the hell were tourists doing there? Who is planning their yearly vacations and thinking, “I hear Afghanistan is lovely and affordable this time of year?”

Yes, I want to sound marginally more intelligent: