Yusuf Alasad was born in 1963 in the Beginnings of what is now Nur takistan, His Father was a Sunnis Muezzin who had immigrated there with Yusuf's mother a few years after they met in Turkey. When Yusuf was 15 he witnessed and was scarred by the war between Loyalists and socialist forces. Loyalist forces were suspicious of the residents of Nur because of recent resistance from the nearby hills in the region, A rumor spread that there were several residents who had arms stashed in Nur and soon was attacked by Loyalists. Yusuf was on the outskirts of the village when he saw a tank rolling up the dirt road. He ran to tell his family and the elders of the village. When he warned his mother she said she would go warn the elders, but Yusuf had to find his father and grab him from the minaret at the mosque. Yusuf ran long and hard to his father and busted down the door to the stairs as the tank approached it and he began to climb the tall spiral steps. The tank stopped outside and a commander emerged ordering the mosque and Minaret to be emptied and their occupants questioned. Yusufs father asked the commander why he would do this at a holy place and during a time before prayer and the commander closed the hatch. Yusuf was halfway up the stairs when the top level exploded. The people in the mosque erupted into panic and a massacre ensued as the mosque was burnt to the grown and survivors executed with gunfire. Yusuf woke up to the sound of bricks scattering over his head and his mother yelling. He called out to her and she pulled him out of the bricks and rubble. He left the country with his mother and went back to her brothers home in Kurdistan. Yusuf ended up in chernarus when his smuggling vessel was attacked by UN and Russian Forces sent to make a qaurentine effort and he beached it near berezhino.