A feminine Afghan law enforcement officer who was a high-profile role product for girls in the war-torn nation is on the operate in Kabul immediately after she mentioned she was brutally assaulted by Taliban thugs.
Gulafroz Ebtekar, who rose by means of the ranks to become deputy chief of felony investigations, had been a seen confront in the media, East2West News documented.
But Ebtekar, who is thought to be 34, explained to Russian newspaper Moskovsky Komsomolets that she is now combating for her life just after remaining brutally beaten by the Islamist extremists, in accordance to East2West.
“I used 5 nights at the gates of Kabul airport without the need of drinking water or bread, in a rain of bullets and surrounded by the Taliban,” she mentioned. “I witnessed the dying of small children and females.
“I sent messages to the embassies of a lot of international locations to conserve myself and my family members, but all to no avail,” Ebtekar instructed Moskovsky Komsomolets.
She stated she believed that American troops she encountered through the chaos in Kabul have been aiding her to fly overseas with her boyfriend and relations.
“We got to the refugee camp where by the People in america were being stationed. When the American soldiers ended up presently in close proximity to, I exhaled, I considered we have been lastly safe and sound. I talk a small English,” Ebtekar reported.
“I defined that it was not secure for us to remain in Kabul. They checked our files. I experienced my ID, passport and police certificates with me,” she ongoing. “We had been requested: ‘Where do you want to go?’ I replied: ‘It does not issue, to a harmless region where by there is a probability we might survive.’
“They appeared at me and answered pretty impudently, ‘OK,’ and they questioned a single soldier to show us the way. I believed they would escort us to a aircraft or offer stability,” Ebtekar recounted.
She claimed she was escorted out to a crowded avenue and requested at gunpoint to depart, East2West described.
“At that minute, I didn’t want to stay any longer,” she mentioned. “I realized that there was practically nothing human remaining in men and women — but it was not safe to continue to be in Afghanistan.”
Ebtekar, who earned a master’s degree at a major law enforcement academy in Russia, also was declined by Moscow’s embassy — which evidently did not desire to upset the Taliban and instructed her it couldn’t intervene for the reason that she did not have a Russian passport or residency.
When she later on went house, her mother explained to her that the Taliban had come for her although she was out, so she moved to the initial of 3 apartments she has been utilizing to try out to evade the militants.
And when she attempted to head to the airport once more, she reported, Taliban guards conquer her.
“All their words and phrases were accompanied by blows. When I was strike all over again, I could not get up, I could not say a phrase,” Ebtekar claimed. “They beat me with fists, boots, weapons and even stones.”
The Submit has reached out to US Central Command for comment.