India concludes evacuation from Yemen

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Indian nationals evacuated from Aden on the deck of INS Mumbai in Djibouti ​

New Delhi: With the airlifting of over 630 persons from Sana’a On Thursday by three special Air India flights, India has concluded its evacuation by air.

The total number of Indians evacuated from Sana’a by air has crossed 2900 by eighteen special flights since the beginning of the air operations.

In addition, Indian naval vessels have also evacuated over 1670 Indians from Aden, Al Hudaydah and Al Mukalla ports in Yemen since 31 March.

Indian Naval Ship INS Sumitra evacuated 349 persons, including 46 Indians and 303 foreign nationals from Al Hudaydah port on 9 April.

The entire evacuation effort has resulted in the evacuation of over 5600 persons. These include over 4640 Indian nationals and about 960 foreign nationals from 41 countries.