Three workers of Sodexho ‘shot dead and their bodies found in car in Kabul

  • Three workers of Sodexho ‘shot dead and their bodies found in car in Kabul
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    Militants kidnapped and killed three foreign nationals working for the international food company sodexo in Kabul on Thursday, deepening worries about the safety of foreigners in Afghanistan.
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Militants kidnapped and killed three foreign nationals working for the international food company sodexo in Kabul on Thursday, deepening worries about the safety of foreigners in Afghanistan.

A senior diplomat and two Afghan security officials, three of us worked as cooks in Sodexho, the world’s second largest food and food services company.

“Indian, a Malaysian and a citizen of Macedonia, was abducted and murdered. We found their bodies,” Hashmat Stanekzai, a spokesman for the police chief of Kabul, told Reuters.

Kidnapping has become in recent years a serious problem in Afghanistan. While it mainly affects Afghans kidnapped for ransom, foreigners were targeted, or criminals looking for a ransom or battle groups.

The Malaysian national was 64, 39 and Indian great was 37. They were all traveling for work with a local driver.

The official Afghan security forces said they found ID, next to the bodies and officials in their own interests in Afghanistan confirmed his identity. The company had no immediate comment.

According to police, three men were abducted in the district of Pul-e-Charkhi on the Eastern outskirts of Kabul, but their bodies were found in a car parked in the area Mussahi in the southern part of Kabul province.

“They were shot and their bodies were found inside the car,” said Nusrat Rahimi, Vice-Secretary of the Ministry of internal Affairs.

Sodekso manages canteens and facilities for office, military, schools, hospitals and prisons, and provides vouchers for meals and gifts. Its clients range from the Royal Ascot Racecourse in England, the United States marine corps.

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