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Top Afghan cop Gulafroz Ebtekar on the run from Taliban forces

A female Afghan police officer who was a higher-profile role product for women in the war-torn country is on the operate in Kabul soon after she said she was brutally assaulted by Taliban thugs.

Gulafroz Ebtekar, who rose via the ranks to become deputy chief of felony investigations, had been a obvious face in the media, East2West News described.

But Ebtekar, who is considered to be 34, told Russian newspaper Moskovsky Komsomolets that she is now fighting for her lifetime soon after remaining brutally beaten by the Islamist extremists, in accordance to East2West.

“I expended 5 evenings at the gates of Kabul airport without the need of h2o or bread, in a rain of bullets and surrounded by the Taliban,” she reported. “I witnessed the death of kids and girls.

“I sent messages to the embassies of a lot of international locations to save myself and my family members, but all to no avail,” Ebtekar told Moskovsky Komsomolets.

Previous deputy main Gulafroz Ebtekar is on the operate from Taliban forces immediately after becoming repeatedly declined to go away Afghanistan.
Ebtekar tried repeatedly to get her and her family out of Afghanistan and claims that on one attempt, Taliban forces beat her.
Ebtekar attempted consistently to get her and her spouse and children out of Afghanistan and promises that on one particular try, Taliban forces defeat her.
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She mentioned she considered that American troops she encountered throughout the chaos in Kabul were being aiding her to fly overseas with her boyfriend and family members.

“We received to the refugee camp the place the Individuals were stationed. When the American troopers had been currently in the vicinity of, I exhaled, I thought we were finally safe. I communicate a small English,” Ebtekar stated.

“I defined that it was not secure for us to continue to be in Kabul. They checked our paperwork. I experienced my ID, passport and police certificates with me,” she ongoing. “We were being asked: ‘Where do you want to go?’ I replied: ‘It doesn’t issue, to a risk-free country where there is a probability we could endure.’

Knowing that Taliban forces were after her, Ebtekar, managed to use several apartments to evade the insurgents.
Recognizing that Taliban forces ended up just after her, Ebtekar, managed to use a number of apartments to evade the insurgents.
After reaching the site that US troops had set up, Ebtekar was reportedly told to leave by gunpoint.
Immediately after reaching the web site that US troops had set up, Ebtekar was reportedly informed to leave by gunpoint.

“They seemed at me and answered really impudently, ‘OK,’ and they questioned a person soldier to exhibit us the way. I imagined they would escort us to a airplane or offer stability,” Ebtekar recounted.

She claimed she was escorted out to a crowded street and requested to leave at gunpoint, East2West claimed.

“At that instant, I didn’t want to reside anymore,” she said. “I realized that there was nothing human remaining in men and women — but it was not secure to remain in Afghanistan.”

Ebtekar was denied at the Moscow embassy as well even though she had obtained a Masters at a university in Russia.
Ebtekar was denied at the Moscow embassy as well even although she had obtained a Masters at a university in Russia.
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According to her, the Russians were too cautious about upsetting the Taliban.
In accordance to her, the Russians were being as well careful about upsetting the Taliban.
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Ebtekar, who gained a master’s degree at a prime police academy in Russia, also was declined by Moscow’s embassy — evidently not wishing to upset the Taliban and telling her it could not intervene due to the fact she did not have a Russian passport or residency.

When she afterwards went home, her mother instructed her that the Taliban had appear for her whilst she was out, so she moved to the 1st of 3 apartments she has been using to try out and evade the militants.

And when she tried to head to the airport all over again, she said Taliban guards defeat her.

Ebtekar spent five nights at Kabul's airport with no food or water only to be turned away.
Ebtekar put in five nights at Kabul’s airport with no foodstuff or h2o only to be turned away.
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“All their words and phrases ended up accompanied by blows. When I was strike again, I could not get up, I could not say a phrase,” Ebtekar mentioned. “They conquer me with fists, boots, weapons and even stones.”

The Post has achieved out to the US Central Command for remark.

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