Ukraine sent their evacuation plane to rescue their people from Afghanistan has been Hijacked. The plane was diverted to Iran.
Ukraine’s Deputy Foreign Minister Yevgeny Yenin quoted “Last Sunday, our plane was hijacked by other people. On Tuesday, the plane was practically stolen from us, it flew into Iran with an unidentified group of passengers onboard instead of airlifting Ukrainians. Our next three evacuation attempts were also not successful because our people could not get into the airport,” said The Russian News Agency. Abas Aslani, Spokesman for the Civil Aviation Organisation of Iran denied the claims and said, “This plane came to Mashhad airport (northeastern Iran) yesterday for refueling and after refueling, it left for Ukraine and arrived at Kyiv airport at 21:50.”
According to the information of TASS, 83 people have been brought from Kabul to Kw so far. These included 31 Ukrainians. There are still more than 100 Ukrainian citizens in Afghanistan, whom efforts are being made to evacuate. More information is yet to be confirmed on this. The deputy minister did not report anything about what happened to the plane or how the Ukrainian citizens got back from Kabul.
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