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Teenager arrested in killing of Afghan interpreter working as Lyft driver in Washington, DC

Posted on AllSides March 1st, 2024
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Police in Washington, D.C., have arrested a 15-year-old in the July killing of an interpreter from Afghanistan who was working as a ride-share driver after fleeing the country in 2021. Nasrat Ahmad Yar, 31, was shot and killed while driving for Lyft in the D.C. area on July 3. The unidentified 15-year-old has been charged with first-degree murder while armed, the Metropolitan Police Department said in a Friday news conference. Yar had served as an interpreter for the U.S. Army Special Forces in Afghanistan. In 2021, he fled the country...

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