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Operation Rahat to evacuate Indians from strife-torn Yemen ends today

New Delhi: Operation Rahat to evacuate Indians from strife-torn Yemen will end on Thursday, a day after getting one-day extension. The operation was extended till Thursday as officials said there were requests from a group of nurses stuck there. "Responding to needs of 140 nurses India extends air evacuation from Yemen by a day. Flights planned for tomorrow (Thursday) also, subject to clearances," External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin tweeted. Over 4,000 Indian nationals have been evacuated from Yemen so far. IANS

Updated : 9 April 2015 6:45 AM GMT
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