A Thousand Splendid Suns

Explain this quote:"Laila dropped the spoke because she could not accept what the Mujahideen readily had: that sometimes in war innocent life had to be taken."?

chapter 38

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Laila thinks of killing herself and her baby. Rasheed has locked them in a room. She, however, refuses to accept, as the Taliban says, that in war innocent life must be sacrificed. Her war is with Rasheed and she will not kill herself or her baby yet.