(The Times Live) — South African aid worker Werner Groenewald tried in vain to protect his two children moments before they were shot dead by the Taliban in Afghanistan at the weekend.
“They shot Werner in his office in the leg and then he ran upstairs to go try and protect his children [Rode and Jean-Pierre],” Groenewald’s sister-in-law Riana du Plessis, who lives in Pretoria, told Sapa on Monday.
Minutes later the family was dead.
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