“I don’t know how we survived. It was a death game.” “We came on a simple boat that only had a battery – no fuel.” Ahmed travelled to Iran and then spent six months in Turkey, before making the journey to Kos by boat. He was living across the street from the abandoned hotel Captain Elias, until the land was cleared (“I woke up this morning to the sound of bulldozers.”) He now lives in Captain Elias. “We are waiting here for stamped papers, but we are being ignored. People only eat once a day. “People are here for their dreams, not their enjoyment. In Pakistan, I was a law student. If you knew how we came here, you would understand.” Photo: Chryssa Panoussiadou

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A Taliban suicide bomber detonated a vehicle packed with explosives Monday outside the home of a senior police officer tasked with cracking down on militants in Pakistan's largest city.

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