Newcastle's Afghan community holds grave fears for family back home

Gabriel Fowler
By Gabriel Fowler
Updated August 17 2021 - 9:03am, first published 6:30am
URGENT: Mohammad Sami Zakhil is calling on the Australian government to help vulnerable family members trapped in Kabul. Picture: Supplied

COMMUNICATION is patchy, and the messages are bleak. "The Taliban have taken control and life, as well as belongings and property are at risk ... and death is closer every minute," says Mohammad Sami Zakhil.

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Gabriel Fowler

Gabriel Fowler

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Experienced journalist covering areas including court, community and social welfare, justice, the environment, and broader investigations. Gabriel.Fowler@newcastleherald.com.au

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