National Geographic green-eyed ‘Afghan Girl’ evacuated to Italy

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 16:04:30 GMT 8

National Geographic green-eyed ‘Afghan Girl’ evacuated to Italy


Sharbat Gula left Afghanistan after Taliban takeover that followed US departure from country

National Geographic magazine’s famed green-eyed “Afghan Girl” has arrived in Italy as part of the west’s evacuation of Afghans after the Taliban takeover of the country, the Italian government has said.

The office of the prime minister, Mario Draghi, said Italy organised the evacuation of Sharbat Gula after she asked to be helped to leave the country. The Italian government would help to get her integrated into life in Italy, the statement said on Thursday.

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