Paralysed Afghan toddler, 2, provided life-changing surgical procedure at Nice Ormond Avenue Hospital escapes the Taliban however continues to be ready for British civil servants to fly him to London

  • Two-year-old Navid was paralysed after a suicide bomber attacked Kabul airport
  • Nice Ormond Avenue Hospital has provided his household life-changing surgical procedure 
  • His household have managed to cross the border from Afghanistan to Pakistan 
  • The Overseas Workplace has not but cleared the household to fly over to the UK 










A paralysed Afghan toddler provided life-changing surgical procedure at Nice Ormond Avenue Hospital has escaped the Taliban and crossed the border to Pakistan – however continues to be ready for British civil servants to fly him to London.

The 2-year-old boy, known as Navid, was injured in August through the chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan when a suicide bomber killed 183 individuals at Kabul airport.

Specialists at Nice Ormond Avenue have agreed to assist, however his household – whose plight was revealed final month by The Mail on Sunday – have been annoyed by Overseas Workplace delays.

The two-year-old boy, called Navid, was injured in August during the chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan when a suicide bomber killed 183 people at Kabul airport

The 2-year-old boy, known as Navid, was injured in August through the chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan when a suicide bomber killed 183 individuals at Kabul airport

Two suicide bombers targeted people trying to enter Kabul Airport and get airlifted from Afghanistan before the Taliban took over

Two suicide bombers focused individuals making an attempt to enter Kabul Airport and get airlifted from Afghanistan earlier than the Taliban took over

The household have a 30-day visa to remain in Pakistan and hope that UK civil servants will organize transport to London earlier than it expires early subsequent month.

A Authorities spokesman declined to touch upon Navid’s case, however mentioned: ‘We proceed to do all we are able to to safe secure passage to allow British nationals and eligible Afghans to depart the nation.’

Dr Zuzanna Olszewska, a specialist on Afghanistan at Oxford College who has helped the household, mentioned: ‘This looks like a merciless trick.

‘After a agency promise of assist, the household have been so stuffed with hope, however now they really feel crushed once more.

‘If their Pakistan visas run out they threat imprisonment or deportation – which might be a loss of life sentence. Each day the household ask us if the British Embassy has been in contact and what extra they should do.’

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