Ukrainian evacuation plane “hijacked” in Kabul by unknowns

According to the latest reports, a Ukrainian plane that landed in Kabul to evacuate Ukraine nationals has been hijacked by Taliban rule Afghanistan.

New Delhi: While evacuation missions from many countries in Taliban-led Afghanistan are in full swing, a Ukrainian plane that has arrived in the country to evacuate Ukrainians has been hijacked.

Russian news agency TASS reported that the Ukrainian plane was hijacked by unidentified people who brought it to Iran, Ukrainian Deputy Foreign Minister Yevgeny Yenin said on Tuesday.

“Last Sunday our plane was hijacked by other people. On Tuesday the plane was practically stolen from us, it landed in Iran with an unidentified group of passengers onboard instead of airlifting Ukrainians. three subsequent evacuation attempts also failed because our people could not enter the airport, “he said, quoted by TASS

According to the deputy foreign minister, the hijackers were armed.

TASS news agency reported that the plane landed in Iran with an unidentified group of passengers, instead of carrying Ukrainian passengers.

The report states that the deputy minister did not report anything on what happened to the plane or whether Kiev would seek to recover it or how Ukrainian citizens returned from Kabul, onboard the plane “practically stolen” or d ‘another sent by Kiev.

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