On the periphery of Bagram Airfield, farmers, scrap-metal collectors and sheep herders have been crippled, blinded and burned by U.S. military ammunition on an unfenced and poorly marked training ground.
Twelve-year-old Azizadullah, left, sifts through a pile of shrapnel, live bullets, bullet casings and rocket parts at this home in Afghanistan's Parwan province. Many in his community, which is next to Bagram Airfield about an hour's drive northeast from the capital of Kabul, collect metal from test sites and mine fields so they can sell it as scrap to local traders. U.S. and NATO forces conduct missile tests on the mountain range close to this community. Many residents are being injured by unexploded rockets and ammunition. Javier Manzano/For The Washington Post Buy Photo