Afghanistan crisis: An Indian Air Force flight carrying 107 Indians from Kabul lands at Hindon Air Force Base

DELHI: An Indian Air Force (IAF) C-17 aircraft carrying People in Afghanistan have been fleeing the country since the Taliban took control last week. Several countries have been evacuating their citizens from the war-torn country on an emergency basis.

The Kabul airport has been experiencing chaos as a result of a growing exodus of locals fleeing the country in fear of the return of the barbaric Taliban regime.

According to the MEA, the Narendra Modi government is committed to ensuring the safe return of all Indian nationals from Afghanistan. According to the MEA, the main challenge for travel to and from Afghanistan is the Kabul airport’s operational status.

168 passengers, including 107 Indians, took off from Kabul, Afghanistan’s capital, earlier on Sunday morning and landed at the Hindon Air Force base in Ghaziabad.

 

According to news agency ANI, 107 Indians out of 168 passengers on a special repatriation flight from Kabul on an Indian Air Force C-17 aircraft have arrived at the Hindon IAF base in Ghaziabad.

Meanwhile, two other flights carrying approximately 350 people evacuated from Kabul on Saturday – Air India and IndiGo – landed in Delhi on Sunday morning from Tajikistan’s capital Dushanbe and Qatar’s Doha.

According to officials, all passengers will be required to take the mandatory COVID-19 RT-PCR test before being allowed to leave the airport.

According to the MEA, approximately 400 Indians are stranded in Afghanistan. According to government sources, India has been granted permission to operate two flights per day from Kabul to evacuate its nationals who have become stranded in Afghanistan.

The permission was granted by American and North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) forces, which have been in charge of the Hamid Karzai International Airport since the Taliban took over the Afghan capital on August 15.

The Taliban took over the presidential palace in Afghanistan on Sunday, 15 August, in a lightning sweep across the war-torn country, deposing the US-backed Ashraf Ghani government.

 

People in Afghanistan have been fleeing the country since the Taliban took control last week. Several countries have been evacuating their citizens from the war-torn country on an emergency basis.

The Kabul airport has been experiencing chaos as a result of a growing exodus of locals fleeing the country in fear of the return of the barbaric Taliban regime.

According to the MEA, the Narendra Modi government is committed to ensuring the safe return of all Indian nationals from Afghanistan. According to the MEA, the main challenge for travel to and from Afghanistan is the Kabul airport’s operational status.

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