ISLAMABAD Utterly alarmed by the worsening law and order situation in Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan has sent there a C-130 aircraft Monday on a rescue mission, aiming to bring back the stranded Pakistani students. Foreign Office on Monday confirmed that a C-130 aircraft had been sent to Kyrgyzstan taking food and necessary medicines for the stranded Pakistani students along with a coffin to bring back the corpse of the Pakistani student who lost his life in the bloody ethnic violence. Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi claimed that 40 out of the 269-trapped students had already been shifted to the safe places. However, he added that Pakistani Embassy in Bishkek was carrying out the rescue work to bring back all the remaining Pakistani students to safer places. When contacted to know the updates, Abd-ul-Basit said that the foreign office was constantly in touch with the Kyrgyz authorities. According to the media reports emanating from Kyrgyzstan, Pakistani students, including three female students, have been moved to an airport for an onward journey to Pakistan. It is pertinent to mention here that as many as 1,500 Pakistani citizens are in Kyrgyzstan. Keeping in view the deteriorating law and order situation there, Foreign Office said on Monday that the government was taking necessary steps for the safety of its citizens.