- The plane reached Gujarat carrying 150 Indians from Kabul, Afghanistan
- Indian ambassadors, embassy staff and ITBP personnel were among those who returned.
- Celebration of the return of the plane as soon as it lands in Jamnagar, the faces were bright
India is engaged in evacuating its stranded civilians amidst the worsening situation after the Taliban occupation in Afghanistan. In this sequence, the Indian Air Force’s C-17 aircraft reached Gujarat carrying 120 Indian citizens. Among those who returned were Indian Ambassador R. ITBP personnel including Tandon, embassy staff are also involved. This Air Force plane was landed at Jamnagar Airport in Gujarat. It took 3.30 hours for the plane to return from Kabul. The plane landed here to collect fuel. The plane will then leave for Hindon Airport in Ghaziabad.
Happiness was clearly visible on people’s faces
Earlier, after landing in Jamnagar, the people on board heaved a sigh of relief. After reaching their country, people raised slogans of Bharat Mata Ki Jai and Vande Mataram inside the aircraft with full enthusiasm. Related Videos The joy as well as the satisfaction of getting out of troubled Afghanistan was clearly visible on the faces of the people.
Air Force had sent two C-17 Globemaster aircraft
Earlier, two C-17 Globemaster aircraft of the Air Force were sent to rescue the stranded Indians in other areas, including Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan. One of them took off on Sunday night and reached India on Monday morning with some passengers from Kabul. The second plane took off from Kabul on Tuesday morning carrying about 130 people. This aircraft will reach Hindon airbase in Ghaziabad after taking fuel at Jamnagar in Gujarat.
Government’s eye on the situation in Kabul
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said that India is continuously monitoring the situation in Kabul. At the same time, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said that it has been decided that the Ambassador of India in Kabul and his Indian personnel will be brought back to the country immediately in view of the prevailing situation. Bagchi tweeted that in view of the current situation, it has been decided that our Ambassador in Kabul and his Indian personnel will be brought to India immediately.