In accordance with its mission to evacuate stranded Indians from the severely unstable Sudan, India brought another batch of 229 people on Sunday.
A day after 365 people returned from the African nation to Delhi, a new group of evacuees arrived in Bengaluru. “#OperationKaveri One more flight brings back 229 passengers to Bengaluru,” External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar wrote on Twitter.
In two batches on Friday, 754 people arrived in India as part of the evacuation mission. Currently, 1,954 Indians have been returned from Sudan in total, according to official figures.
The Indians were returned from Jeddah, in Saudi Arabia, where India had established a transit camp for the evacuees. A commercial flight carried the first group of 360 evacuees back to New Delhi on Wednesday.
On Thursday, a C17 Globemaster aircraft from the Indian Air Force brought 246 Indian evacuees to Mumbai.
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