NIMA ROOZ: Afghan Policeman Among 19 Heroes In 2017
The New York Times has recognized Sayed Basam Pacha action among 19 acts of heroism in 2017.
Pacha hugged the suicide bomber to prevent further casualties in a bombing incident in Kabul.
At least 18 people were killed in the attack, but it could have taken dozens more lives if he was not prevented by the police officer.
In this episode of Nima Rooz, host Maryam Sama discusses the topic with Gen. Sayed Nezam, father of Basam Pacha.