229 more Indians rescued from Sudan- Dinamani Pipa News

229 more Indians rescued from Sudan- Dinamani


Indians queuing up to board INS Tej at Sudan port.

Another 229 Indians from Sudan arrived in Bengaluru on Sunday under the ‘Operation Kaveri’ rescue operation.

Regarding this, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishan mentioned in a Twitter post that ‘229 more Indians were brought to Bangalore by Air Force’s C-17 aircraft’.

Already, 360 were brought home on Wednesday in the first phase, 246 on Thursday, 754 on Friday and 365 on Saturday. A further 229 were brought back on Sunday, taking the number of returnees to 1,954.

The central government has launched ‘Operation Kaveri’ to rescue Indians trapped in Sudan, where the conflict between the army and the paramilitary force is taking place.

Indians stranded in capital Khartoum and other areas are first taken to Port Sudan by buses and from there to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia by Air Force planes and naval ships.

Later, they are brought to India from there. India has already set up control rooms at Indian Embassy in Khartoum, Port Sudan and Jeddah and is coordinating rescue operations.

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