A roundabout in the eastern province of Khost has been named after Japanese aid worker Tetsu Nakamura to honor his services to Afghanistan, a local official says. Nakamura lost his life in an attack in Nangarhar on Nov. 4. Photo: Social media
Candlelight vigils for Dr. Tetsu Nakamura held in Peshawar, capital of Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. Dr. Nakamura spent decades leading major irrigation projects in #Afghanistan ’s east. He was killed on Wednesday in Nangarhar.
Head of #Japanese NGO #Peace Japan Medical Services Dr. Nakamora has been wounded – and five others killed -- in an attack in PD1 of Jalalabad city in Nangarhar province on Wednesday morning, said Attaullah Khoghyani, a spokesman for the provincial governor.
US envoy Khalilzad in a tweet said the recent campaign in Nangarhar is “an example" of "major progress" against ISIS-K (Daesh) and that operations by US/coalition, Afghan forces and Taliban against (Daesh) have caused the group to lose “territory and fighters.”
"We are deeply saddened by the loss of one of our own,” says General John Nicholson, commander, . Sgt. 1st Class Mihail Golin, 34, of Fort Lee, New Jersey, died Jan.1 at Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan.