INS Tarkash Evacuates More People from Yemen
The Indian Naval Ship Tarkash evacuated 464 personnel of different nationalities from the war torn city of Aden, Yemen on April 10.
46 Indians nationals and 422 persons hailing from 14 countries were evacuated in this trip from the port city of Aden and disembarked at Djibouti on April 11.
The city Aden remains under siege and continuous shelling and firing is taking place. Despite the difficult conditions, INS Tarkash continued embarkation ops.
On Apr 9, INS Sumitra had safely evacuated 349 personnel including some foreign nationals from the Port Al Hodeidah. All evacuees were safely disembarked at Djibouti for further passage to India by Indian Air Force Aircraft and civil flights on April 10.
The Indian Naval Ships Mumbai, Tarkash and Sumitra deployed in the Gulf of Aden have until now evacuated 2671 persons, including 964 foreign nationals from 30 countries. Indian Navy ships deployed off the coast of Yemen continue evacuating people as part of Op Rahat.
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