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SpiceJet passengers safe after Kabul airport terror strike: Airline

At least 20 rockets landed near the Kabul airport after US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in the Afghan capital

IANS  |  New Delhi/Kabul 

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All 174 passengers on board a flight on the Kabul-New Delhi route were evacuated on Wednesday afternoon when terrorists attacked Kabul's International Airport, the airline said.

According to a spokesperson, the boarding for SpiceJet's flight SG 22 was almost complete when the incident took place.

"Passengers and crew were safely deboarded and taken to the terminal building. There was no damage to the aircraft," the spokesperson said.

At least 20 rockets landed near the Kabul airport after arrived in the Afghan capital.

 

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First Published: Wed, September 27 2017. 23:03 IST
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