Afghan hell for Angelina af­ter rebels round on her

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TER­RI­FIED Angelina Jolie has told how she feared for her life af­ter be­ing am­bushed by rebels dur­ing a hellish trip to Afghanistan.

The Tomb Raider babe ( above) was vis­it­ing the war-torn na­tion as part of her role as the United Na­tions High Com­mis­sioner for Refugees.

But the shaken-up 36-year-old says she was lucky to es­cape with her life af­ter be­ing tar­geted by Tal­iban fight­ers while holed-up in a NATO com­mand bunker.

She said: “I got there and they said, ‘They are an­gry that you are a woman and you are Amer­i­can and you are with UNHCR. You are the tar­get. You are in dan­ger’.

“And so they gave me a brief­ing and they said ev­ery­body must write their blood type down.

“I wrote a note to Brad in the process, and fig­ured if any­thing hap­pens, he’ll find it.

“I was fine, but then two weeks later they did at­tack the UN and they killed ev­ery­one in the bunker.”

The Salt ac­tress has also vis­ited Sierra Leone – with sim­i­larly har­row­ing re­sults.

She con­fessed: “It was around the time when ev­ery­body was cut­ting arms off.

“It was just me and an­other woman and we had to go through a check­point, which was kids with guns.

“I re­alised this per­son was prob­a­bly coked-up. I was very scared.”

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