Comedian Nazar Mohammad Murdered: Afghani Artist Shot By Unidentified Gunmen In Kandhar

Afghan artist and comedian Nazar Mohammad shot in cold blood in the Kandahar province in Afghanistan. The family of the comedian has blamed the Taliban, whereas the group has denied involvement.

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Comedian Nazar Mohammad Murdered:  Afghani Artist Shot By Unidentified Gunmen In Kandhar
Afghan artist and comedian Nazar Mohammad, popular by the stage name of Khasha Zwan, is shot in cold blood in the Kandahar province in Afghanistan. A leading newspaper reveals that Nazar Mohammad was taken out of his home and shot by unidentified gunmen. Nazar served with police in Kandahar previously. His family blames the militant organization Taliban for his murder. Many reporters and social figures have taken it to their social media accounts to express their grief and pay a tribute to the comedian. 

Writer and lawyer Mohsin Dawar took to his social media handle to mourn the loss of Nazar Mohammad. He stands by the mourners of the deceased in solidarity. Dawar wrote, "Nazar Mohammad, an Afghan comedian in Kandahar, was dragged from his home by Taliban terrorists and then killed in cold blood. A man who brought smiles to many was killed brutally for being who he was. The world watches as Taliban continue with their atrocities against Afghans." 

Journalist and author Behrouz Boochani too, shared a sketch of the late comedian on his Twitter handle sharing the same news. 

He writes, "Shocking. The Taliban killed Nazar Mohammad, an Afghan comedian, in Kandahar. The world is watching how the Taliban are committing these barbaric crimes." 

Journalist Malali Bashir shared a heartfelt tweet on her social media account that said, "There is no end in sight to #Afghanistan miseries. The man who distributed laughs & smiles in the darkest times has left every Afghan sad. Please do not share the graphic pictures of comedian Nazar Mohammad AKA Khasha Zwan who was kidnapped & killed by Taliban in Kandahar." 

Although the allegations on the Taliban are being made all over social media, they have denied allegations of allegedly murdering Nazar Mohammad. This comes soon after the Taliban intensified attack against the Afghan security forces. It is claimed that the Taliban has captured nearly 70 percent of Afghanistan. Families are fleeing war-torn areas in Kandhar province and taking shelter in refugee camps set up by the Afghan government. Amidst severe unrest in Afghanistan, a bright voice is put to an end.



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