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Sudan conflict: India has so far evacuated 500 citizens from Sudan, third batch remaining under Operation Kaveri, Minister of State for External Affairs reached Jeddah



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INS Sumedha reached Jeddah on Tuesday with 278 civilians
After the 72-hour ceasefire, many countries began to evacuate their citizens.
Union Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan reached Jeddah airport

Operation Kaveri: More than three thousand five hundred Indian citizens are also trapped in the ongoing conflict between army and paramilitary forces in Sudan. To eliminate all this, the Indian government executed Operation Kaveri. As part of Operation Kaveri, more than 500 Indians have so far been transported from the port of Sudan to Jeddah. All these Indian citizens were taken to Jeddah port and airport in three different batches. The process of evacuation of all is in progress. The IAF C-130J aircraft had reached Jeddah airport with the second group of 148 civilians. On Wednesday, the third batch of 135 citizens departed from trouble-torn Sudan.

According to ANI news agency, Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan received the second batch of 148 Indian evacuees. The IAF C-130J reached Jeddah airport on Wednesday. Earlier, INS Sumedha warship reached Jeddah port with 278 passengers.

The Ministry of External Affairs tweeted that as part of Operation Kaveri, work to evacuate trapped citizens in Sudan is underway. The second IAF C-130J flight took off from Port Sudan for Jeddah with 135 passengers on board. This is the third group of people evacuated as part of Operation Kaveri.

Read- Sudanese conflict: “Operation Kaveri” has become the armor of the Indians trapped in Sudan, a group of 278 people left for Jeddah aboard the INS Sumedha

However, the Department of External Affairs tweeted that 148 Indians had been evacuated instead of 121 in the second batch. Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan tweeted that the first IAF C-130J aircraft carrying 148 Indians had reached Jeddah from Port Sudan under Operation Kaveri. On Tuesday, the Minister of State for External Affairs also inspected the transit facility of the International Indian School in Jeddah, where Indians evacuated from Sudan would be kept before coming to India.

Meanwhile, 500 Indian citizens were evacuated from Sudan and taken to Jeddah airport. At this time, the work of evacuating the rest of the citizens is in progress.

On Tuesday, he was informed via tweet on the official Twitter account of the Ministry of External Affairs of India that 278 personnel from INS Sumedha have been dispatched from Sudan Port to Jeddah. All these Indians were stuck in Sudan.

Meanwhile, factions in the Sudanese conflict agreed on a 72-hour ceasefire on Monday after mediation by the United States and Saudi Arabia. Since then, many countries have started evacuating their citizens trapped here. India is trying to get them all out under Operation Kaveri.

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