Sudan: The first batch of 278 Indians stranded in Sudan has left for Jeddah under Operation Kaveri by INS Sumedha. External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi tweeted this information. He also tweeted the pictures and videos of these people rescued under Operation Cauvery. The process of evacuating Indians and other foreign nationals stranded in Sudan has been expedited. The first batch of Indians has left from Sudan. Indian warship INS Sumedha left for Jeddah with 278 people on board. The Government of India has launched Operation Cauvery to evacuate its citizens safely. Informing about this, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that our priority is to bring our people safe and the campaign has started. A three-day ceasefire has been announced amid the ongoing civil war in Sudan.
The African country of Sudan is currently facing a state of civil war. More than 400 people have been killed so far in the ongoing conflict between the army and paramilitary forces. Citizens of many countries including India are trapped there. Meanwhile, India has launched ‘Operation Kaveri’ to evacuate Indians from Sudan and bring them back to the country. Foreign Minister S. Jaishankar gave this information on Twitter.
Two Air Force C-130 aircraft and Navy’s INS Sumedha reached Saudi Arabia and Sudan to bring back Indians trapped in the civil war in Sudan. External Affairs Minister of India S. Jaishankar tweeted that Operation Cauvery has been started to bring back Indian citizens trapped in Sudan. About 500 Indians have reached Sudan port. The rescue operation of Indians has started. Indian ships and aircraft will take them home. India is committed to help all our brothers in Sudan. Apart from India, many countries are conducting rescue operations to safely evacuate their citizens trapped in Sudan. So far 9 countries including America, Britain have saved their diplomats.
Due to the efforts of America and Saudi Arabia, the civil war in Sudan will be stopped for the next 72 hours. On the other hand, Operation Cauvery has started to evacuate 4,000 Indians. Informing about this, Prime Minister Modi said that our priority is to bring security to our people and the campaign has started. A three-day ceasefire has been announced amid the ongoing civil war in Sudan.
External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi in New Delhi said that 278 Indians are being brought back to the country in the first batch. For this, the Navy ship INS Sumedha has left Port Sudan for Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. These citizens will be airlifted from there. The war between the paramilitary forces and the army has been going on for 10 days in Sudan. Both want to seize power. 427 people and soldiers have died in the war. Seeing this, many countries including India are evicting their citizens from there. The cease-fire is the result of two consecutive days of talks. Efforts will be made to reconcile both the parties. Whereas, the rest of the countries are conducting operations to evacuate their citizens from Sudan. According to the UN, 427 people have been killed in the fighting so far. While 3700 people are injured. In a written announcement, the RSF said it had decided to evacuate people from Sudan and temporarily stop fighting to evacuate civilians. During this time people can visit hospitals and places of need.
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