New Delhi: Three Navy warships have been sailed out to bring back Indian citizens stranded in Maldives and United Arab Emirates (UAE). The warships include INS Jalashwa, INS Magar and INS Shardul. Also Read - Travelling to Delhi From Noida, Ghaziabad or Gurugram? Check Out New Set of Rules Here
INS Jalashwa deployed off Mumbai coast, along with INS Magar, diverted for Maldives on Monday night, while INS Shardul diverted to Dubai to evacuate the expatriates. The three ships will return to Kochi. Also Read - Fake News: Report Claims Continuous Use of Sanitizers Can Cause Skin Disease & Cancer, PIB Says It's False
INS Magar and INS Shardul are Southern Naval Command ships, while INS Jalashwa is from Eastern Naval Command. Also Read - India's Drug Regulator Grants Gilead Sciences Marketing Authorisation For Remdesivir
“INS Jalashwa sailed from Visakhapatnam a few days ago from the east coast to the west coast. Total 14 warships have been readied for evacuating Indian citizens from Gulf and other countries”, said Indian Navy officials.