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38 Indians evacuated safely by INS sunayana

New Delhi : 38 indians were rescued and evacuated safely.

Indian Naval Ship Sunayana entered Porbandar harbour

at 0900 hrs today on 07 Jun 2018 after successfully

evacuating 38 Indian Nationals at/ off Socotra Islands

during a swift Humanitarian and Disaster Relief

Operation (HADR), code named Operation NISTAR.

The Indian Nationals were stranded for nearly ten days

after severe Cyclonic Storm – Mekunu devastated the

area around Socotra Island.

INS Sunayna was diverted from Gulf of Aden deployment

to Socotra Island for search and rescue operations after

Indian Navy received a distress call from Directorate

General of Shipping and Indian Sailing Vessels Association.

evacuted indians reached india today

The 38 Indian nationals were successfully rescued/ evacuated in the early morning of 03 Jun 2018.

All evacuees were safely embarked onboard the ship

and were immediately provided with medical care, food,

water and telephone facilities.

Thereafter, the ship also undertook intensive surface

search and aerial reconnaissance of the area to look

for any more survivors.

Upon entering harbour INS Sunayna was received by

Rear Admiral Sanjay Roye, Flag Officer Commanding Gujarat, Daman & Diu Naval Area.

After initial briefing about the scheduled disembarkation formalities, all 38 Indian nationals were put through mandatory customs clearance and immigration checks.

They were served light refreshments.

Post completion of all the administrative formalities,

they were handed over to the civil police to facilitate

their return to native places.

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