Continuing gunfire in South Sudan: Indian nationals to be evacuated

Newsroom24x7 Staff

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj

New Delhi: The security situation in Juba, the capital city of South Sudan has deteriorated 7 July, onwards and there are reports of gun fire and fighting on the streets of Juba making any movement virtually impossible.

Indian Ministry of External Affairs has advised all Indian nationals against all travel to South Sudan till situation improves.

India’s Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj on twitter said she was aware of the developments in South Sudan and the Indian government was planning evacuation of Indian nationals. She has asked Indian nationals to register  with Indian Embassy and not to panic.