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Afghan singer Sharafat Parwani sings about homeland, video goes viral

Thousands of vulnerable Afghans have been evacuated to the United States since the start of the Taliban blitz in Afghanistan. Now, a video of popular Afghan singer Sharafat Parwani singing about his homeland after being evacuated to the United States has surfaced on social media.

New York Times reporter Sharif Hassan shared the video with a translation of the lyrics. “You are tired of anguish, my homeland. You are without song or melody, my homeland. You suffer but without medication, my homeland, ”reads the caption of the clip, which has now gone viral with more than 32,000 views.

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While it’s unclear when and where the video was shot, it left netizens feeling touched, with many saying they were praying for the people of Afghanistan.

According to a Reuters report, the United States and its partners have evacuated more than 1,11,000 people since August 14, the day before the Taliban entered Kabul.

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