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Taliban thought former British soldier was 'like James Bond'

Sky, 06 Oct 2021
A former British soldier, who was arrested in Afghanistan last month, says the Taliban thought he was a British spy.

Ben Slater was detained while trying to help hundreds of Afghans leave the country.

He was flown out of Kabul with a visiting UK delegation. He spoke to Sky's Niall Paterson from Doha in Qatar.

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