AS “Operation Kaveri” continued to evacuate the Indians stranded in the war-hit country Sudan, another batch of evacuees with 135 passengers onboard an IAF C-130J flight departed from Port Sudan for Jeddah.
This is the 10th such batch of evacuees to take its citizens from Sudan.
On Thursday, an Indian Air Force (AIF) plane carrying 246 Indians evacuated from Sudan, landed in Mumbai. With this over 600 people arrived in India safely. The first batch of 360 Indians evacuated from Sudan reached Delhi on Wednesday.
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“Another Operation Kaveri flight comes to Mumbai. 246 more Indians come back to the motherland,” Jaishankar wrote.
Here Are The Top Updates On Operation Kaveri
– As the “Operation Kaveri progresses further, 10th batch of evacuees with 135 passengers onboard IAF C-130J flight departs Port Sudan for Jeddah,” Arindam Bagchi, Official Spokesperson, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) tweeted.
– Under Operation Kaveri, around 1100 Indians rescued from Sudan have arrived in Jeddah.
– INS Tarkash bolsters left with the 9th batch of Indians from Port Sudan for Jeddah with 326 passengers onboard on Thursday midnight.
– 8th batch of 121 Indians arrived at Jeddah by IAF C 130 J from Wadi Seidna in Sudan. “This evacuation was more complex as the location is in the vicinity of Khartoum. Family members of our Embassy Officials were also part of this group,” V Muraleedharan, Minister of State for External Affairs, tweeted.
– On Thursday, Sudan made the announcement that the Sudanese Armed Forces and the Rapid Support Forces to extend the current ceasefire for another 72 hours.
– The clashes between the Sudanese Army and paramilitary groups left over 400 people dead. The violence took place on April 15 across the country, especially in the capital city of Khartoum.
– As the violence in Sudan has rocked the capital Khartoum and several other parts of the country, India launched Operation Kaveri on April 24 to evacuate its citizens trapped in Sudan.
– Following the violence in Sudan, India has also set up a control room in the Saudi Arabian city of Jeddah to facilitate the evacuation of Indians from Sudan.
-Earleir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a high-level meeting and issued directions for the preparation of contingency plans to evacuate Indians from the war-torn country.