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Coronavirus: Another 323 Indians evacuated from Wuhan, return home

Web Report/New Delhi
Filed on February 2, 2020
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(Vikram Misri/Twitter)

Ambassador pays tribute to officials involved in the evacuation operation.

India successfully evacuated another group of more than 300 Indians stranded in coronavirus-hit China, on Sunday.

According to Vikram Misri, India's ambassador to China, a second Air India flight from Wuhan took off for Delhi with 323 Indian citizens on board late Saturday night.

Also see: Evacuees to be housed in two quarantine camps

Among the evacuated were also seven Maldives citizens.

In a series of tweets, the official thanked Chinese authorities for their assistance, and paid tribute to Indian officers and officials part of the operation to bring back Indians back home.

96-hour long operation

Misri wished China all the best as they fight the disease, assuring them of India's continued support.

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