Operation Kaveri: 10th batch of Indians evacuated from Sudan, relatives of embassy personnel reach Jeddah


Khartoum Jeddah / 28 April (H.S.). Operation Kaveri, the operation to evacuate Indians stranded in conflict-hit Sudan, has been expedited. The tenth batch of Indians has been evacuated from Sudan. At the same time, the relatives of the Indian Embassy employees in Sudan have also left Sudan and reached Jeddah.

The Government of India has launched Operation Kaveri to evacuate Indians stranded in Sudan. Meanwhile, officials involved in Operation Kaveri want to take advantage of the extension of the ceasefire between Sudan’s army and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces for another 72 hours. For this reason, the evacuation of Indians from Sudan is being expedited. Under this campaign, Indians stranded in Sudan are being evacuated by water and air. Indian Air Force C-130J aircraft took off from Sudan for Jeddah. The tenth batch of 135 Indians has been evacuated from Sudan by this aircraft.

On the other hand, V Muraleedharan, the Union Minister of the Government of India, is keeping an eye on Operation Kaveri by being present in Jeddah. Earlier, he had informed by tweeting about welcoming the eighth batch from Sudan in Jeddah. The contingent also included the family members of Indian Embassy staff in Sudan, who heaved a sigh of relief after being released from trouble-torn Sudan.

About three thousand Indians were living in Sudan. The speed with which the Indian team is evacuating people from there, it is believed that India’s Operation Kaveri will be successfully completed soon.


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