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MoD apologises for data breach involving 250 Afghan interpreters

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Passengers preparing to board an aircraft at Kabul airport yesterday. It was the fourth flight from Kabul to Doha organised by Qatar since the completion of the chaotic US evacuation (Picture: AFP)

The email addresses of more than 250 Afghan interpreters who worked with the British Army and sought to escape Afghanistan were accidentally shared by the Ministry of Defence.

They were copied into an email asking for more details about their situations, with every address visible to others it was sent when they should have been kept private.

Some of the email addresses had photographs attached to them, the BBC reported.

They said that those affected were seeking relocation to the UK, and many of them were in hiding.

Some had…



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