A former UK Marine manages to rescue hundreds of pets but leaves 24 Afghan workers on shore
a British East Marine It has become the center of controversy in Britain. The reason is that he has managed to get 150 dogs and cats out of Afghanistan from his NGO but It has grounded 24 Afghan workers.
Paul Farthing, better known as Penn, refused to be deported from Afghanistan if it was not with his animals, who were assisting in the nozzle shelter he had set up. For several days he asked the Boris Johnson government for help: “I’m not going here without my staff. I’ll be at that airport with my staff and my animals. I only need my plane so I can land.”
Last Sunday, Farthing and about 200 dogs and cats managed to land on a private plane at London’s Heathrow Airport. Even then, All 24 animal shelter workers were stranded in the country Because the Taliban did not allow them to reach Kabul airport, despite the permission of the British authorities.
The soldiers also had to help them unload 125 kg of food for the animals. Now, the British Defense Minister, Ben Wallace, accuses them of obstructing evacuation work. “It took senior officials way too long to address this whole issue when they should have focused on the humanitarian crisis.”
After returning home, the former military man published a text on Twitter in which he confirmed he had “mixed feelings” for his “partial success”. ‘Operation Ark’, as he himself called.
Farthing also acknowledged that there were “empty seats” on the flight, which he criticized by military veterans because of the close proximity. 150 British and at least 1,100 Afghan allies who have worked for the UK They could not be brought back. While all this is in the hands of the country harsh Taliban regime Based on Sharia or Islamic law.
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