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Reference : V-P-RS-E-00009
Date : 09/05/2008
Country/Region : KOSOVO
Caption : Portrait of a family whose father was injured in an accident with a clusterbomb
Photographer : SALTBONES, Olav A.
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : CR Norvège
Description : Saly Kastrati was injured in an accident with a clusterbomb. His father was severely injured and his uncle died. Here Saly sits with his family, the wife Sebahat (27) and their sons Skender (4) and Altin (2) in their house. April 1th 2008. Four members of the Kastrati family living just outside Pristina, Kosovo, are going out to collect scrapmetall. This is how they make their income, selling scrapmetall for 50 cent (EURO) per kilo. In an area without warning signs for explosives, the men thought it was safe. Haki, who is in a hospital bed, severely injured tried to warn his brother that was picking up something he found suspecious. But it was too late. The metall bar was a submunition from a clusterbomb and it exploded, killing Haki`s brother. Also his son, -Saly was injured.
Original material : digital
Resolution : 4288x2848
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour