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India Brings 58 Citizens Back from Iran

Tuesday 10 March 2020

NEW DELHI (WION) — A military transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) brought back 58 Indians from coronavirus-hit Iran on Tuesday, official said.

The aircraft, a C-17 Globemaster, was sent to Tehran on Monday evening. The aircraft landed at Hindon airbase in Ghaziabad, from where the passengers were take to a medical facility.

About 2,000 Indians are living in Iran, a country that has witnessed increasing numbers of coronavirus cases in the last few days.

It is the second such evacuation by the C-17 in the last two weeks. On February 27, 76 Indians and 36 foreign nationals were brought back from Wuhan by the aircraft of the Indian Air Force.


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