Taliban threat leads teen wrestler to new life in US

After fleeing from the Taliban to the US with his family, Zaki Mohsin has found a new life and sporting fame in Greco-Roman wrestling.

Photo by: TRTWorld
Photo by: TRTWorld

Afghan teenager Zaki Mohsin talking about his new life in the US with TRT World. (File photo)

Afghan teenager Zaki Mohsin has come a long way after fleeing the Taliban.

He is a student at Alexandria's Thomas A. Edison High School.

Just two years since moving to the US, Zaki Mohsin has found not just a new country and friends but also sporting fame in Greco-Roman wrestling.

TRT World's Kevin McAleese went to meet him at his high school in Alexandria, Virginia.​