NEW DELHI: An Indian official says an air drive transport aircraft has left Kabul for New Delhi carrying 168 individuals on board.
Arindam Bagchi, the Exterior Affairs Ministry spokesperson, says the aircraft took off from Kabul on Sunday morning and the passengers embody 107 Indian nationals. He didn’t give the nationalities of 61 others evacuated from the Afghan capital.
In the meantime, one other group of 87 Indians who have been evacuated from Kabul to Tajikistan on Saturday in an Indian air drive aircraft are being flown to New Delhi on Sunday, Bagchi mentioned in a tweet. Two Nepalese nationals additionally have been evacuated on that flight.
India started evacuating its nationals final Sunday after the Taliban swept into Kabul.
The Press Belief of India information company mentioned round 400 Indians have been believed to be stranded in Afghanistan. No official determine was accessible.
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