Army translator, 30, who helped US troopers in Afghanistan is beheaded by the Taliban sparking new alarm for the interpreters left because the West withdraws
- Sohail Pardis is reported to have been beheaded by extremists in Kabul assault
- Mr Pardis, 30, father of a nine-year-old daughter, had labored as an interpreter
- He had utilized to be relocated to America however was rejected and case dismissed
The killing of a former army translator by the Taliban has sparked new alarm amongst interpreters fearing assaults as Western forces pull out of Afghanistan.
Sohail Pardis is reported to have been beheaded by extremists after he was attacked outdoors Kabul.
His household mentioned he was dragged from his automobile after being shot as he tried to flee a Taliban checkpoint on a highway in Khost.
Villagers who witnessed the horrific incident are mentioned to have defined to the Purple Crescent how Taliban shot his automobile earlier than it swerved and stopped.
Witnesses mentioned Pardis was dragged out of his automobile to be overwhelmed, shot and beheaded.
Sohail Pardis is reported to have been beheaded by extremists after he was attacked outdoors Kabul
Mr Pardis, 30, the daddy of a nine-year-old daughter, had labored as an interpreter for US forces for 16 months and had utilized to be relocated on safety grounds to America.
He was rejected as a result of he had been dismissed.
Days earlier than his dying, Pardis instructed a good friend he had been receiving dying threats from the Taliban, who upon discovering he labored as a translator for the U.S. Military for 16 months, accused him of being a traitor and a spy.
‘They had been telling him you’re a spy for the People, you’re the eyes of the People and you’re infidel, and we are going to kill you and your loved ones,’ his good friend and co-worker Abdulhaq Ayoubi instructed CNN.
At the least seven ex-Coalition translators have been killed this yr, taking the full since 2014 to greater than 350.
A number of former interpreters for UK forces have reported being attacked by the Taliban in latest months – one had a bomb positioned beneath his automobile, one other was caught in an ambush by six gunmen.
A number of former interpreters for UK forces have reported being attacked by the Taliban in latest months. Pictured, former Afghan interpreters, who labored with US troops in Afghanistan, maintain indicators throughout an indication about their security,
Britain has rejected dozens of circumstances of translators whose jobs had been terminated, with many nonetheless to be determined amid warnings that an emboldened Taliban looking for revenge will search out and homicide these left behind.
Stories of Mr Pardis’s brutal dying come days after a video emerged allegedly exhibiting the execution of twenty-two Afghan commandos who surrendered to the Taliban.