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25 further Irish citizens evacuated from Afghanistan

Oct 7, 2021 08:10 By News Northern Sound
25 further Irish citizens evacuated from Afghanistan 25 further Irish citizens evacuated from Afghanistan
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This brings to 88 the number of Irish citizens evacuated.

A further 25 Irish citizens have been evacuated from Afghanistan.

The 15 adults and 10 dependents travelled from Kabul to Qatar on a specially organised flight last night.

It brings to 88 the number of Irish citizens who've now been evacuated from the country since the Taliban takeover.

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Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney, says the evacuation's a huge relief:

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