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IAF plane carrying 120 Indians from Afghanistan lands at Jamnagar airbase

Jamnagar (Guj): An Indian Air Force plane with 120 people onboard landed on Tuesday at Jamnagar in Gujarat from Kabul in Afghanistan, an official said.

Quoting an offcial PTI reported that The C-17 aircraft touched down at the IAF airbase at Jamnagar at 11.15 am.

The aircraft had taken off from Kabul carrying Indian personnel as part of the emergency evacuation because of the prevailing situation in the Afghan capital following its takeover by the Taliban.

Immediately after passengers on board the C-17 heavy-lift transport aircraft deplaned, they were greeted by people present on the tarmac, the official said.

Those on board included officials and security personnel from the Indian embassy in Kabul. Some Indian nationals are also learnt to have returned home on board the aircraft.

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TAGS:Afghan Updates Talilban Kabul 

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