Abu Ubayda al Banjshiri (رحمه الله )

Military commander of Alqaeda organization, who was drowned in Lake Victoria in 1996, said while reaching in Afghanistan after long trials and tribulations in Egypt:

” It is as if 100 years were added to my life when I came to Afghanistan”

Indeed; Afghanistan was the base of Mujahideen and heroes of this era from where the call of Jihad spread all over the world.