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Operation Kaveri begins to evacuate Indians stranded in Sudan, 500 people reach Sudan Port

In the midst of the civil war in Sudan, the Sudanese army has agreed to the safe evacuation of citizens of another country. After which the Government of India has taken up the task of evacuating the Indians trapped there through Operation Kaveri.

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar tweeted on the process of evacuating Indians in Sudan, saying that Operation Kaveri is underway to bring back our citizens stranded in Sudan. “Our ships and aircraft are ready to bring them back home.

Around 500 Indian ports have reached Sudan while others are on the way. Our ships and aircraft are ready to bring them back home. We are committed to helping all our brothers in Sudan. Please inform that around 3,000 Indians are stranded in Sudan.

Earlier, the Embassy of France in India informed that their country has evacuated some Indians along with citizens of 27 other countries as part of its evacuation mission from violence-hit Sudan. The French Embassy in New Delhi said on Monday that 388 people from 28 countries, including India, have been evacuated.

PM Modi holds meeting to review security situation in Sudan
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday chaired a high-level meeting to review the security situation in Sudan. Sudan is experiencing violence due to fighting between the army and paramilitary forces. There are reports of violence even in the midst of a 72-hour ceasefire.

Violent clashes between the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and the paramilitary Rapid Support Force on April 15 continue unabated. At least 424 people have died and some 3,730 have been injured in the violence, according to Sudan’s health ministry.