'We are going to die': Afghan interpreters fear for their lives amid Taliban takeover in Afghanistan

Afghan interpreters who worked for the Canadian Armed Forces in Afghanistan fear for their lives, and the safety of their families, as the Taliban takes control of the country.

Taliban insurgents entered the capital city of Kabul on Aug. 15 after previously taking control of Afghanistan’s other major cities.

Khan, a 28-year-old interpreter in Afghanistan, previously worked for Canadian military operations in his home country. Now, he says he’s been trapped in his home with his family for five days, trying not to be found or recognized by the Taliban — he worries they will kill him for working with international organizations.

CBC has agreed not to use Khan’s real name

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