Mohammad Daoud Khan was Zahir Shah's cousin and a former Prime Minister of Afghanistan, the military coup was nearly bloodless,
People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan. Daoud was killed in the coup along with most of his family.
Soviet Union collapse and therefore Soviet support for the government, the mujahedin finally won Afghanistan and converted it to an Islamic State
After so many years of insecurity and violence, the people welcomed the takeover.
the United States invaded Afghanistan and overthrew the Taliban