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So far 1100 Indians have been rescued from Sudan, states came forward to help: 10 big updates

The first batch of 367 citizens reached New Delhi airport from Jeddah in Saudi Arabia late on Wednesday night.

Khartoum/New Delhi:
Amidst the ongoing civil war in the African country Sudan, India is evacuating Indians from there under ‘Operation Kaveri’. By Thursday afternoon, the Indian Navy and the Indian Air Force rescued the second batch of 246 Indians. Indian Foreign Ministry spokesman Arindam Bagchi said, ‘1100 Indians have been evacuated from Sudan so far under Operation Kaveri.’

Read 10 updates of Operation Kaveri in Sudan: –

  1. Foreign Secretary Vinay Mohan Kwatra gave information on ‘Operation Kaveri’ on Thursday. He said- ‘Our aim is to send our people to a safe place and bring them to India as soon as possible. The situation in Sudan is very bad, we will get every Indian out of there.

  2. According to Kwatra, 3500 Indians and 1000 people of Indian origin are currently stranded in Sudan. All efforts are being made to get them out of there. INS Tarkash has also reached Port Sudan to bring Indians.

  3. Earlier on Wednesday late night, the first batch of 367 citizens reached New Delhi airport from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. People who reached the airport raised slogans of ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’, ‘Indian Army Zindabad’, ‘Narendra Modi Zindabad’.

  4. So far 1100 Indians have been brought from Sudan to Saudi Arabia by sea and air. Of these, 367 Indians reached New Delhi from Jeddah on Wednesday night. All others are in Jeddah. They will also be brought to India soon. More than 4,000 Indians were living in Sudan.

  5. 278 people were rescued in the first batch from Sudan. In the second and third batch, 121 and 135 people were evacuated. After this, 136 and 297 people were airlifted in the fourth and fifth batches. In the sixth batch on Thursday morning, 128 people have been brought from Sudan to Jeddah.

  6. The 72-hour ceasefire in Sudan is till 12 midnight on 27 April. During this time it is time for other countries to evacuate their citizens from here. However, even after the ceasefire, there are reports of clashes in other parts of the country including Khartoum.

  7. The fighting between the army and the Paramilitary Force (RSF) for the coup in Sudan started on 15 April. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 459 people and soldiers have died in the fighting so far. While 4072 people have been injured.

  8. Several states have set up help desks for Indians stranded in violence-hit Sudan. On their return to the country, it has been announced to make free arrangements for their travel, accommodation and facilities like food and drink. The Kerala government said that it would make necessary arrangements to bring the Malayalees being brought by the Center from Sudan to their home state.

  9. The Uttar Pradesh government has set up a help desk in Delhi for the people of the state who are stranded in Sudan. Additional Resident Commissioner in Lucknow, Soumya Srivastava issued a statement saying that in view of the crisis and situation in the African country Sudan, a help desk has been set up at the State Resident Commissioner’s office in New Delhi for the residents of Uttar Pradesh stranded there.

  10. People coming from Sudan can contact the concerned authorities on 8920808414 and 9313434088 or WhatsApp about their problems.

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