KATHMANDU, June 21: A Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) aircraft is set to fly to Afghanistan to bring the bodies of 12 Nepalis who were killed in Monday’s suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan's capital Kabul by Taliban extremists.
At least 12 Nepalis and two Indians were killed and five Nepalis were injured in the terrorist attack.
According to Pramod Dahal, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s press advisor, a preparation has been made to send an NAC aircraft to Afghanistan in line with the PM Oli direction.
The incident occurred when Nepalis were on their way to the Canadian embassy where they had been working as security guards.
According to the Afghan Ministry of Interior, a suicide bomber targeted a minibus which was carrying employees working for a foreign company in Banae area at 05:40 am (Afghanistan time) Monday.
The deceased were deployed there by Sabre Security, an Afghan company providing security for the Canadian embassy in Kabul, according to reports by news agencies.