Afghan comedian’s merciless murder sends shock waves around world; Taliban denies killing him

The killing of comedian Nazar Mohammad, famously known as Khasha Zwan, in Afghanistan’s Kandahar territory, has sent shock waves around the world.

The comedian who previously served in the Kandahar Police was removed from his home on Thursday night and killed by unidentified shooters, nearby media reported.

The group of the comedian has faulted the Taliban for the attack. Nonetheless, the radical Islamist group has denied any association.

This comes as the Taliban escalated attack against the Afghan security forces and claimed that it has captured almost 70% of Afghanistan.

Families are escaping war-torn areas in Kandhar territory and taking haven in refugee camps set up by the Afghan government.

An individual from Parliament from Kandhar, Syed Ahmad Sailab, disclosed to India Today TV that after Eid festivities, Taliban has heightened attacks on Afghan forces in the entire Kandhar territory and individuals who have escaped for security are nearly starvation. They are, nonetheless, being provided food and clinical care at one of the transient camps close to Kandhar.

“We have decided to provide breakfasts and suppers multiple times for every one of the families who had to pass on their villages to reach Kandahar,” he said.

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