"Shopkeeper Din Mohammad said foreign soldiers had better stop accidentally killing civilians or they will suffer the same fate as the defeated Soviets.
"'They must stop this,' said Mohammed, who was visiting his son at Mirwais hospital when he saw the children's lifeless bodies carried in.
"'Otherwise the day will come when everybody will stand up against the foreigners in a holy war - a jihad.'
'"'It's happened once before (with the Soviets). If things continue like this, history will repeat itself.'"