A military vehicle airplane of the Indian Air Force (IAF) brought back 58 Indians from coronavirus-hit Iran on Tuesday, official said.
The airplane, a C-17 Globe master, was sent to Tehran on Monday evening. Around 2,000 Indians are living in Iran, a nation that has seen expanding quantities of corona virus cases over the most recent couple of days.
“The IAF airplane has landed. Strategic. On to the following,” External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar tweeted. In a prior tweet, he stated, “First group of 58 Indian pioneers being brought once more from Iran. IAF C-17 taken off from Tehran and expected to land soon in Hindon.”
“Because of the endeavors of our Embassy @India_in_Iran and Indian clinical group there, working under testing conditions. Much obliged to you @IAF_MCC. Acknowledge collaboration of Iranian specialists. We are chipping away at the arrival of different Indians stranded there (sic),” Jaishankar included.
The airplane arrived at Hindon airbase in Ghaziabad, from where the travelers were take to a clinical office. As per most recent reports, 237 individuals have passed on of novel corona virus in Iran while the quantity of positive cases remains at around 7,000.
It is the second such departure by the C-17 Globe master over the most recent two weeks.
On February 27, 76 Indians and 36 outside nationals were brought over from the Chinese city of Wuhan by the airplane of the Indian Air Force.
The C-17 Globemaster is the biggest military airplane in the IAF’s stock. The plane can convey enormous battle hardware, troops and compassionate guide across long separations in every climate condition.
Four days prior, a Mahan carrier plane brought swab tests of 300 Indians from Iran to India.