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KFC, Pizza Hut shut in Nepal over death threats

Published on Aug 14, 2012 10:04 PM
 

KATHMANDU (AFP) - All four KFC and Pizza Hut restaurants in Nepal shut down on Tuesday saying that staff had attacked and threatened to kill branch managers.

Devyani International, which operates outlets of KFC and Pizza Hut in Nepal and neighbouring India, wrote a letter to authorities announcing the immediate closure of its eateries in the capital Kathmandu.

"In order to disrupt our operations, some staff have physically attacked and threatened to kill the senior managers," the company said in a letter leaked to local media and seen by AFP.

"These acts have put the life of senior managers at risk. To maintain the safety of our restaurants and the staff, we have shut down our services for an indefinite period," it said.

 
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