Nearly 70 sailors stranded in war-torn Yemen, MEA says it is operative on evacuation

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New Delhi: India on Sunday pronounced it is holding stairs to safeguard protected depletion of a nationals from Yemen after a sailors organisation claimed that 70 seamen from Gujarat are stranded in a war-torn county.

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“Our Mission in Yemen (Camp Office in Djibouti) is wakeful of a conditions and holding stairs to safeguard protected depletion of Indians,” External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Vikas Swarup pronounced in Delhi when asked about a movement being taken to rescue a Indians.

Nearly 70 seamen from a coastal encampment of Mandavi in Kutch and from Jodiya and Salaya villages of Jamnagar were stranded for over 15 days now during Khokha pier in Yemen where they had left to broach load in 5 boats, a sailors organisation pronounced in Gujarat and appealed to a supervision to rescue them.

It came days after 6 Indians, many of them from Gujarat, were killed when their vessel came underneath Saudi-led atmosphere strikes in a Arab country.

“About 70 Gujarati sailors along with 5 vessels are stranded in Yemen for around 15 days and they now need a government’s assistance for their rescue,” Vahanvatta Association of Kutch and Mandavi boss Haji Juneja told PTI.

“I yesterday wrote to a Ministry of External Affairs propelling them to save a sailors or change them to a safer place,” he said.

“The sailors are in a depressing condition as some army have been bombarding them. They transient genocide final night when some force, possibly of a insurgents or a Saudi coalition, began an dispute with rocket launchers,” he said.

Meanwhile, one of a stranded sailors, identified as Sikandar from Mandavi village, sent an audio summary in that he pronounced that they came underneath a explosve dispute on Saturday night.

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“I am an Indian. My name is Sikandar. We are during Khokha port. They have lobbed 3 rockets and we somehow managed to save ourselves. We are using here and there to save ourselves,” Sikandar says in a message.

“We are 70 Indians stranded here along with 5 ships. They have been bombarding us with warplanes. Please assistance us. We are Indians. We are in good difficulty. They will kill us. Please save us,” he said.

Yemen has been confronting a polite war-like conditions with Shiite rebels contrary with pro-government forces. United Nations estimates that some-more than 4,500 people have been killed in a dispute given March.

The External Affairs Ministry had pronounced on Friday that 6 Indians were killed after their vessel came underneath Saudi-led atmosphere strikes in Yemen on 8 September.

The defunct were among 7 Indian nationals who were primarily reported blank when dual boats, ‘Mustafa’ and ‘Asmar’ carrying a sum of 21 Indian nationals came underneath aerial attack.

The method had pronounced that of a remaining 15 Indians, 14 were protected in Hodeidah while one chairman was still missing.

PTI

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