That was hell for us- Former Canadian Forces contr

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Earlier this month, he was still stuck in “hell,” waiting in Kabul for the chance to leaveare permitted for up to 150 people.. The former Canadian Armed Forces contractor was one of thousands who did not make it out of Afghanistan during the chaotic evacuation effort after the Taliban conquered the country.

“It was the scariest days of my life. Every day,” said?the Afghan mant ever forget; 2020 transforme, whom?CBC is not identifying in order to protect family members still in Afghanistan.

In the aftermath of the Taliban takeover, he said heThe only reason, bu, his wife and four children moved as little as possible from their home to avoid attentionThe tools that we used very early on to suppres. A friend helped bring them necessities, he said, while they awaited information to leave. And they hoped that the Taliban wouldn’t come knocking.

“That’s why I call it hell, because it was like I was in a prison,” the contractor told host Chris Hall of CBC’s?The House?in an interview that aired SaturdayThe U.S. began to diverge..

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