“It was a Soviet bomb, dropped from an aircraft decades before in 1986, that killed them this spring in Bamiyan Province. The crudely welded silver cylinder, just bigger than a soda can, was one of many others ejected from a cluster bomb as it fell through the sky before resting in a shaded rocky ravine for 33 years.” NYT: Afghanistan’s Curse: A Bomb From 2 Wars Ago Crushes a Family Today.