Air Force's Special Flight Evacuates Over 85 Indians From Kabul: Sources
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Air Force's Special Flight Evacuates Over 85 Indians From Kabul: Sources

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August 21, 2021

An Air Force transport took off from Kabul this morning with approximately 85 Indian nationals on board, sources said, as the government continues efforts to evacuate its citizens stranded in Afghanistan.


New Delhi, 21 August 2021

As per news report of NDTV, The plane landed safely in Dushanbe in Tajikistan. The Ministry of External Affairs is now working out what to do next; this includes the possibility of flying them out on a commercial jet at a later stage. Sources said the government is trying to bring as many Indians inside Kabul airport as possible to keep them relatively safe. Sources also said another IAF plane is on standby to fly to Kabul to bring home at least 150-180 more Indians, as soon as they can make it to the airport. India has evacuated all embassy staff but around 1,000 citizens remain in several cities in the war-torn country, and ascertaining their location and condition is proving to be a challenge, a Home Ministry official said, since not all of them registered themselves with the embassy.

Source -NDTV

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