Youtuber Miles Routledge aged 21 detained by Taliban Afghanistan

Seema Rai
Seema Rai

Self-Styled Youtuber Miles Routledge is among the three men being held by the Taliban. Miles Routledge and Kevin Cornwell, two of the three men who were seized by the Taliban in Afghanistan, have been named. According to accounts, the former is a well-known YouTuber, while the other is a Medic. The hotel manager is the third unidentified person.

The three were captured by the Taliban’s secret police in January, according to The Daily Mail. Less than two years ago, during the Kabul airlift, British forces evacuated Miles Routledge from Afghanistan. He went there for a vacation but ended up getting involved in the takeover. He identifies as a ‘Danger Tourist.’

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The three captured men’s families were being supported, according to the UK’s Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Office (FCDO), which also said it was working to establish consular contact with them.

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This was not the first time the following 21-year-old Youtuber has visited the country. In August 2021, when he last traveled to the Taliban-run nation, he faced intense criticism. But this time, the Taliban Secret Police detained the British personality danger tourist. 

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Who is Miles Routledge and Kevin Cornwell?

A self-described ‘Danger Tourist,’ Miles Routledge is a British Youtuber who travels to dangerous locations. He is currently one of the three British men who the Taliban’s dreaded counter-intelligence has imprisoned in Kabul. Birmingham-born Miles Routledge is currently 21 years old. Lord Miles, the YouTube handle of Mile, is well-known, and he has more than 140,000 Twitter followers. He portrays himself as someone who, for enjoyment, will travel to some of the world’s most dangerous locations.

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Kevin Cornwell and a second British individual who operates a hotel in Kabul are the other two. Aged 53, Kevin works as a charity medic. According to sources, the Taliban’s secret police have been holding these two British men captive since January.

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