Navy 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 stated he was dragged from his automobile after being shot as he tried to flee a Taliban checkpoint on a street in Khost.
Witnesses stated he was 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.
At the very least seven ex-Coalition translators have been killed this yr, taking the entire 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 automotive, 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 in search of revenge will search out and homicide these left behind.
Studies of Mr Pardis’s brutal dying come days after a video emerged allegedly displaying the execution of twenty-two Afghan commandos who surrendered to the Taliban.