Aircraft of the Indian air force brought home 334 Residents evacuated by sea from Yemen, said on the first day of the weekend, the press Secretary of the Ministry of defence of India, Sitanshu CT.
according to the foreign Ministry of India, now in Yemen have the opportunity to be around 4 thousand Indians. Last year India evacuating its citizens from conflict zones for the fourth time: first the Indians were taken from Ukraine, Iraq and Libya.
"One aircraft C-17 Globemaster III of the Indian air force with 155 passengers in the cabin from Djibouti landed in Mumbai a few minutes ago. Another C-17 of the Indian air force with 179 passengers sits in Mumbai. Among them are those who evacuated warship "Sumitra," wrote Carr in his own microblog on Twitter on the night of Saturday.
As said before the official representative of the foreign Ministry of India Syed Akbaruddin, 306 Indians evacuated on Thursday night from the port of Hodeidah on a military ship " Sumitra ", successfully reached the coast of Djibouti. Another 351 Indian was taken to a safe place from the capital of Yemen Sana'a in Djibouti 2 aircraft of Air India. So, home from Yemen came back about seven hundred Indians.
last week the International coalition, with the participation of Saudi Arabia and other Persian Gulf countries, as well as Egypt, Jordan and Sudan began in Yemen military action against supporters of the movement "Ansar Allah" (the Houthis), which controls most of the territory of the country, Among them the capital Sana'a.
The goal is to make the Houthis, joined by supporters of ex-President Ali Abdullah Saleh to return power to the President Abd rabbu Hadi and the government, which they suspended from running the country. Hadi is now outside Yemen.