Ramiz Ahmadi

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Ramiz Ahmadi, a TV cameraman for TOLO News, was killed in a double bombing attack on September 5, 2018, in Kabul, Afghanistan, that also killed TOLO News reporter Samim Faramarz, TOLO News reported.

Ahmadi and Faramarz were broadcasting live at the scene of the first bombing, a suicide attack on a wrestling gym. He died after a car bomb was detonated at the scene. At least 20 were killed in the attacks, which wounded over 70, according to news reports.

The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack, according to Reuters.

Ahmadi, 23, had worked for TOLO News for four years and had frequently covered war-related stories. He also studied law at a private university in Kabul, according to TOLO News.