Japanese Humanitarian Got Killed in Afghanistan

Japanese Humanitarian Got Killed in Afghanistan

Dr. Tetsu Nakamura, a humanitarian, aid worker, and a prominent Japenese doctor killed by unknown gunmen in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Wednesday. Reportedly, five other men including his driver, two guards, and a colleague also got killed in the attack who were Afghan citizens. According to reports, Its second attack on aid workers in Afghanistan in the last few days. However, no one is taking responsibility for the attack including the Taliban and ISIS.

Dr. Nakamura was 73 years old Japenese medical doctor and he devoted his life for Afghan people and their betterment. He first shifted to Peshawar Pakistan where he began working in the Leprosy Ward of a Pakistani hospital. Just after two years, he moved to Afghanistan and opened his first clinic in Nangarhar. Also, he established an NGO, Peace Japan Medical Services (PMS). Also, he headed a Japenese Charity Peace Japan Medical Services and served rural communities by providing health care and improving agriculture through irrigation projects.

Recently, he was awarded an honorary Afghanistan Citizenship by Afghan president. People around the globe are condemning the incident and calling it a “Senseless Killing”.

This one is heartwarming and saddening at the same time.