INS Shardul, Magar & Jalashwa in operation
India has sent three naval ships to evacuate its citizens stranded in the Maldives and United Arab Emirates (UAE) due to the Covid-19 pandemic. According to Commander Sridhar Warrier , Defence spokesperson, INS Jalashwa deployed at sea off Mumbai along with INS Magar diverted for the Male (Maldives) and INS Shardul diverted to Dubai to bring home Indians stranded abroad due to coronavirus lockdown.
Three ships sent to evacuate Indians from the Maldives and UAE will return to Kochi: Defence spokesperson
— Press Trust of India (@PTI_News) May 5, 2020
The Indian Navy humanitarian mission to bring back stranded migrants from Maldives and UAE. The first phase to begin on May 8 , to bring back around 700 stuck people (medical & other emergencies, Pregnant women, stranded tourists, job-lost migrants workers -domicile of Kerala) from Male to Kochi.
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