He is the father of Farah and Hadir Ahmed Karim. He was killed by Russian soldier J-12 when the children were roughly 7-10 years old. Walid tried to take J-12's gun but J-12 overpowered him and shot Walid to death and with his last words to his kids being "My loves... I can't... I can't go with you. You survive. Whatever it takes. Never back down." Farah Karim then replies "Good bye daddy" And wipes tears from her face.