Dr Abdul Abdullah an Afghan doctor living in Bettystown has revealed that a friend of his from medical school has recently been beheaded by Taliban forces.

The horrific incident took place shortly before the fall of the Afghan government.

Speaking on LMFM’s Michael Reade show, Dr Abdullah said, ‘ One of my friends from medical school who was an interpreter working with the US forces, his visa was rejected, we don’t know on what grounds it was rejected, and he was beheaded by Taliban about a week ago, shortly before they had taken over Kabul.

‘So how can I trust the Americans when they say they will get them out?.