Funding remains unapproved for a cleanup effort that would cover an area twice the size of New York City and cost an estimated $250 million.
March 27, 2014 The burqa-clad mother of Abdul Wakhil walks into the main compound where her family lives. The mountain that serves as a shooting range for the Bagram air base is visible in the distance. Abdul Wakhil, 12, lost his legs after stepping on an explosive while he was walking near his house, looking for firewood. Lorenzo Tugnoli/For The Washington Post Buy Photo