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According to a former Afghan police force member – known only as Muskan – Taliban militants “do not care whether the person is dead or alive”. Women and girls are believed to be the most at-risk people after the Taliban took control of Kabul.

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Muskan – who fled to India following the takeover – claimed Taliban militants pick up women from families or shoot them.

She claimed they even rape corpses and told News18: “When we were there, we received numerous warnings.

“If you go to work, you are under threat, your family is under threat.

“After one warning, they would stop giving any warning.


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“They rape dead bodies too.

“They don’t care whether the person is dead or alive. Can you imagine this?”

Women and girls were severely oppressed, including public executions, when the militant groups ruled Afghanistan in the Nineties.

Taliban leaders reportedly view unmarried – or widowed – women and girls aged between 12 to 45 as spoils of war to be divided among their fighters.


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Despite Muskan’s claims, Taliban officials have denied they are enforcing sexual slavery and claimed such actions are against the rules of Islam.

Thousands of Afghan people are attempting to flee the country following the Taliban takeover.

The UK has extended the deadline to evacuate people from Afghanistan’s capital from today to Friday or Saturday, according to reports in The Times.

The number of those in Afghanistan eligible to enter the UK has risen from just 6,000 to a little over 12,000.


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Initially, only British citizens and Afghans who assisted UK forces in the Middle Eastern nation were eligible to enter the UK.

Changes to the rules now enable politicians, humanitarian workers and other members of the civic society to move across to Britain.

The new rules also allow for the families of eligible individuals to come to the UK.

This comes as US President Joe Biden says his administration is considering extending the deadline for withdrawing troops from Afghanistan.


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He said: “There’s discussions going on among us and the military about extending.

“Our hope is we will not have to extend, but there are going to be discussions, I suspect, on how far along we are in the process.”

On the state of the evacuation of Kabul, the 78-year-old said: “The evacuation of thousands of people from Kabul is going to be hard and painful, no matter when it started or when we began.”

Mr Biden continued: “It would have been true if we had started a month ago or a month from now, there is no way to evacuate this many people without pain and loss, of heartbreaking images you see on television.”


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G7 leaders are set to meet today to discuss the situation in Afghanistan.

The virtual summit was agreed following talks between Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Mr Biden.

Downing Street said the pair had “agreed on the need for the global community to come together to prevent a humanitarian crisis”.