Indian among 3 kidnapped and killed by terrorists in Kabul
Afghan safety officers stated the three labored as cooks at Sodexo. (File photograph: Reuters)
- 39-year-old Indian was amongst three foreigners kidnapped and shot lifeless
- They had been all travelling for work with a neighborhood driver
- Their our bodies had been present in a automobile parked in Kabul’s Mussahi district
Militants kidnapped and killed three international nationals together with a 39-year-old Indian working for worldwide meals firm Sodexo in Kabul on Thursday, deepening issues in regards to the safety of expatriates in Afghanistan.
A senior diplomat and two Afghan safety officers stated the three labored as cooks at Sodexo, the world’s second-largest meals and catering providers firm.
“An Indian, a Malaysian and a Macedonian citizen had been kidnapped and killed. We’ve discovered their our bodies,” Hashmat Stanekzai, spokesman for Kabul’s police chief, instructed Reuters.
Whereas the Indian nationwide was 39, the Malaysian was 64 and the Macedonian was 37. They had been all travelling for work with a neighborhood driver.
An Afghan safety official stated they discovered id playing cards subsequent to the our bodies and officers at Sodexo in Afghanistan have confirmed their identities. The corporate had no speedy remark.
Police stated the three males had been kidnapped close to Pul-e-Charkhi on the japanese outskirts of Kabul however their our bodies had been present in a automobile parked within the Mussahi district within the southern a part of Kabul province.
“They had been shot lifeless and their our bodies had been discovered inside a automobile,” stated Nusrat Rahimi, deputy spokesman for the inside ministry.
Kidnapping has been a significant downside in Afghanistan lately. Whereas it primarily impacts Afghans kidnapped for ransom, foreigners have additionally been focused, both by criminals on the lookout for ransom or by militant teams.
Sodexo manages canteens and services for workplaces, the navy, faculties, hospitals and prisons, and in addition provides vouchers for meals and presents. Its shoppers vary from the Royal Ascot Racecourse in England to the US Marine Corps.
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