Rescued Indians from Yemen lands at Mumbai


Mumbai: The defence forces continue to evacuate citizens from war-torn Yemen and an Indian Air Force aircraft carrying 225 people landed in Mumbai on Sunday night. Close to 700 people were evacuated from Yemen on Sunday.

“The C-17 Globemaster transport aircraft landed at about 10:40 pm in Mumbai from Djibouti,” a senior Indian Air Force (IAF) official said.

INS Mumbai which disembarked evacuees on Sunday morning at Djibouti is getting ready for another rescue mission. The government has so far evacuated around 2,000 Indian nationals while 2,000 others are still stranded in Yemen with sources saying that some may chose to stay back.