Bodies of killed Ukrainians in Kabul to be returned on January 24

Source : 112 Ukraine

Those who survived started returning on Monday, January 22
08:48, 23 January 2018


Ukrainians, who died during the terrorist attack at a hotel in Kabul, will be returned to Ukraine on January 24. This was announced by the Foreign Ministry spokesman Mariana Betsa, BBC Ukraine reports.

"Repatriation of bodies is scheduled for January 24," Betsa said.

Those who survived started returning on Monday, January 22. Someone will return by airliners, others – by special aircraft, which will transport the bodies of the victims.

Earlier, the Foreign Ministry reported that Ukraine is preparing to send to Kabul a special aircraft, which will take the bodies of the killed and return the wounded citizens home.

Related: Attack on hotel in Kabul may be qualified as war crime, - UN

As it was reported earlier as a result of the terrorists' attack on the InterContinental hotel in the capital of Afghanistan, 9 Ukrainian citizens were killed.

Secretary-General of the UN António Guterres condemned the attack on Intercontinental in Kabul. Guterres phrased his condolences to the families of the victims and wished a speedy recovery to those injured.

In a separate statement, Tadamichi Yamamoto, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Afghanistan and the head of UNAMA said that it is a “moral outrage that the Taliban entered the hotel with the intention of killing civilians.”

Related: Identities of five Ukrainians perished in Kabul are established, - Foreign Ministry

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