Prominent Afghan Actor Killed in NATO Air Strike

RIA Novosti
Sunday 10th March, 2013

MOSCOW, March 10 (RIA Novosti) – Prominent Afghan actor Nazar Mohammad Majnonyar Helmandi who starred in more than a dozen films highlighting the struggle against drug trafficking and terrorism was killed in a NATO airstrike in southern Afghanistan, Pajhwok news agency reported on Sunday. Helmandi was killed along with three militants who had seized the movie star on suspicion of spying for the government in Helmand province, his brother Dilawar said. Helmandi had gone to the Khoskabi area on the outskirts of Lashkargah to inquire after his ailing sister when he was captured by the armed reb…

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