Middle East

Qatar Airways flight carries over 230 people evacuated from Afghanistan

- Passenger flight took off from Kabul bound for Doha, says Qatar Foreign Ministry spokeswoman

20.09.2021
Qatar Airways flight carries over 230 people evacuated from Afghanistan

By Serdar Bitmez and Cagri Kosak

DOHA

A Qatar Airways plane evacuated more than 230 people from Kabul airport in the Afghan capital to the Qatari capital Doha, a senior official said Sunday.

“Just now, the 4th @qatarairways passenger flight took off from Kabul (HKIA) carrying more than 230 passengers, including Afghans & Citizens from the US, Germany, Belgium, Ireland, Canada, France, Italy, UK, Finland, The Netherlands. Welcome in Doha shortly,” Qatar’s Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Lolwah Al-Khater wrote on Twitter.

On Sept. 9-10, two planes carrying American and European passengers arrived in Doha from Kabul before departing for their countries.

A third plane carrying about 170 people from Afghanistan, the US and Europe landed in Doha on Sept. 18.

Qatar is continuing to evacuate people after a safe passage deal with the Taliban.



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