US volunteer claims Taliban beheaded boys ages 9 and 10 in Afghanistan

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A US officer who is part of a rescue team seeking to save at-risk Americans and Afghan allies claimed that the extremists have beheaded two boys.
A former US Army officer who is part of a volunteer rescue team seeking to save at-risk Americans and Afghan allies still stuck in the Taliban-conquered country claimed that the extremists have beheaded two boys ages 9 and 10 in their reign of terror.

Jean Marie Thrower, an Alabama resident who has served in the 82nd Airborne Division, joined a group of US veterans and other civilians who work for the Afghan Rescue Crew, which is trying to get Americans, green card holders and US allies out of Afghanistan, according to a National Review report.

ARC has removed hundreds of people from the country, but the group said there are thousands of at-risk Afghans still left behind after the US military pullout, the conservative magazine said.

Thrower also disputed the State Department's characterization that only 100 Americans have been left on the ground, saying that as of a few days ago, her group's figure was closer to 1,000.

She noted, however, that the number may include green card holders, whom the State Department lists in a separate category.

The former officer, whose duties included support work in Haiti and Bosnia, expressed her frustration with the Biden administration's efforts in Afghanistan to get Americans and US allies out.

"In many cases, they've been called or texted by the Taliban with threats. They're moving from place to place. Many of them are…
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