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India reports new evacuation of civilians from Yemen

India reports new evacuation of civilians from Yemen

India reports new evacuation of civilians from Yemen

NEW DELHI: An Indian naval ship, INS Mumbai, reached Djibouti safely on Sunday with a total of 440 people including Indians and nationals of 17 other countries on board — who were evacuated from the Yemeni port of Aden amid heavy shelling, the Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Sunday.

The Indians on board were more than 260, said the ministry of external affairs’ spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin, in a statement on social media, indicating that the other evacuees were from African, European and North American countries.

New Delhi evacuated 300 citizens from the Yemen coastal city Al-Hodaida on March 31.

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