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Interesting name. What does it mean?
 

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Could be his First name. As in the Indian actor Shahid Kapoor Or..............
Shahid and Shaheed (Arabic: شهيد‎ šahīd, plural: شُهَدَاء šuhadāʾ ; female: šahīda) originates from the Quranic Arabic word meaning "witness" and is also used to denote a martyr.[1]

The word shahid in Arabic means "witness". Its development closely parallels that of Greek martys (Greek: μάρτυς – "witness", in the New Testament also "martyr"), the origin of the term martyr. Shahid occurs frequently in the Quran in the generic sense "witness", but only once in the sense "martyr; one who dies for his faith"; this latter sense acquires wider use in the hadiths.[2][3]

The term is commonly used as a posthumous title for those who are considered to have accepted or even consciously sought out their own death in order to bear witness to their Islamic beliefs.[4] Like the English word martyr, in the 20th century, the word shahid has come to have both religious and non-religious connotations, and has often been used to describe those who have died for non-religious ideological causes.[5] This suggests that there is no single fixed and immutable concept of martyrdom in the Muslim world.[6]
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shahid
 

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I remember there were Shahids in Beslan and Nord-Ost.
Could be his First name. As in the Indian actor Shahid Kapoor Or..............
Shahid and Shaheed (Arabic: شهيد‎ šahīd, plural: شُهَدَاء šuhadāʾ ; female: šahīda) originates from the Quranic Arabic word meaning "witness" and is also used to denote a martyr.[1]

The word shahid in Arabic means "witness". Its development closely parallels that of Greek martys (Greek: μάρτυς – "witness", in the New Testament also "martyr"), the origin of the term martyr. Shahid occurs frequently in the Quran in the generic sense "witness", but only once in the sense "martyr; one who dies for his faith"; this latter sense acquires wider use in the hadiths.[2][3]

The term is commonly used as a posthumous title for those who are considered to have accepted or even consciously sought out their own death in order to bear witness to their Islamic beliefs.[4] Like the English word martyr, in the 20th century, the word shahid has come to have both religious and non-religious connotations, and has often been used to describe those who have died for non-religious ideological causes.[5] This suggests that there is no single fixed and immutable concept of martyrdom in the Muslim world.[6]
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shahid
 

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Hi.

Pakistan has a vibrant gun culture. Due to Soviet - Afghan War and post 9/11 scenario in this region, a number of legislative measures were taken to streamline licensing procedures. Now background checks, documentation etc is needed to even buy a handgun. Although it is quite tough - unfortunately so - to purchase high quality firearms made by reputed western manufactures - due to various embargoes etc - the gun culture in Pakistan is very much alive and kicking. Due to the absence of western OEMs in Pakistan, various Chinese and Turkish manufactures are satisfying civil market demands. You won't see many people carrying arms these days - but concealed carry is quite normal.

Just curious
Whats the gun culture like in Pakistan?
 
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