Uttar Pradesh: A special aircraft of the Indian Air Force carrying 168 people from Kabul Airport successfully landed at the Ghaziabad Hindon airbase, Uttar Pradesh on Sunday, the report said.
Reportedly, among the evacuees from Afghanistan 107 were Indian nationals. All the 168 passengers will undergo a covid RT PCR test.
Sources said ANI, India has been allowed to operate two flights per day from Kabul to evacuate its people trapped in Afghanistan.
The authorization to evacuate the people from Afghanistan was allowed by the American and North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) forces which have been controlling operations of the Hamid Karzai International Airport following the Afghan capital come under the Taliban’s on August 15.
The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said, "Indian government is obligate for the safe return of all the Indian nationals from Afghanistan.”