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India Launches Operation 'Sankat Mochan' To Evacuate Citizens From South Sudan
India on Wednesday launched operation ‘Sankat Mochan’ to evacuate its citizens from South Sudan.

India on Wednesday launched operation ‘Sankat Mochan’ to evacuate its citizens from South Sudan.

The operation will be overseen by Union Minister VK Singh, who will be leaving for Juba on Thursday morning.

“We are launching OP #SankatMochan to evacuate Indian nationals from South Sudan. My colleague @Gen_VKSingh is leading this operation,” External Affairs Minsiter Sushma Swaraj said in a series of tweet while elaborating the ministry’s plan of action.

“He will be accompanied by Secretary Amar Sinha, JS Satbir Singh and Director Anjani Kumar,” she wrote in another tweet.

the development comes a day after Swaraj said that the government had set up a special task force to evacuate Indian citizens from the war-torn country.

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