Another Operation Kaveri flight brings back 246 Indians to Mumbai

On Thursday, another Operation Kaveri flight landed in Mumbai with 246 Indian nationals on board.

“Another #OperationKaveri flight comes to Mumbai. 246 more Indians come back to the motherland,” Jaishankar tweeted on Thursday.

Earlier on Thursday, as many as 128 Indian nationals, evacuated from conflict-ridden Sudan, arrived in Saudi Arabia’s Jeddah under “Operation Kaveri” by the IAF aircraft C-130J flight, as per the statement by Union Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan.

Muraleedharan along with officials received the Indian nationals in Jeddah.
“Another IAF C-130J flight under #OperationKaveri arrived at Jeddah with 128 Indians, the fourth aircraft from Sudan. Efforts are on to ensure that all Indians, who arrived in Jeddah will be sent to India at the earliest.” Muraleedharan tweeted.

Muraleedharan stated that efforts are being made to send Indian nationals who arrived in Jeddah to India at the earliest. He posted a video which showed Indian nationals deboarding from the aircraft in Jeddah.

Earlier, Ministry of External Affairs official spokesperson Arindam Bagchi tweeted, “The 4th IAF C-130J flight takes off from Port Sudan for Jeddah with 128 passengers. This is the sixth batch of Indians to be evacuated from Sudan under #OperationKaveri, taking the total to nearly 1100 persons.”


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