Today, 186 people returned from Sudan to India in ‘Operation Kaveri’, including a 102-year-old woman. Pipa News

Today, 186 people returned from Sudan to India in ‘Operation Kaveri’, including a 102-year-old woman.

Puber pen, webdesk: Operation Kaveri continues from war-torn Sudan with the help of Saudi Arabia. Modi government’s aim is to bring back Indian expatriates from Sudan safely. So far around 1400 Indians have been evacuated to safe areas by the Indian Air Force. Among them, it is known that there are senior citizens from 90 years to 102 years old.

On Monday, May 1, the Indian Air Force tweeted, “About 1,400 Indians have been evacuated by Indian Air Force aircraft in the last few days. Two C-130J aircraft have evacuated 260 people, including senior citizens ranging from 90 to 102 years old.”

On Monday also, a total of 186 Indians arrived in Kerala’s Kochi city from Sudan. External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said in a tweet that Operation Cauvery is underway to bring Indians back home. The flight landed in Kochi with 186 passengers on board.” Earlier on Sunday, India’s Foreign Minister Dr. S Jaishankar informed that about 2300 Indian citizens have already arrived in India.

In all, the Indian government is preparing to evacuate around 3,000 Indian citizens and people of Indian origin from war-torn Sudan. Out of this, 2500 people have been successfully evacuated so far.

It should be noted that not only India, several countries including America, Britain, France, United Arab Emirates are rescuing their citizens with the help of Saudi Arabia. A total of 135 Indians were rescued from Sudan in the tenth phase of Operation Cauvery last Saturday. On Sunday morning, another 229 Indians were rescued by an Indian Air Force C130J aircraft. Yesterday, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar wrote in a tweet, ‘The first batch returned to Delhi on Wednesday with 360 people. The second batch returned to India on Thursday with 246 people.

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