7 Maldivians onboard second special Air India flight from Wuhan

DN Bureau

A second special Air India flight that took off from the novel coronavirus hit Chinese city of Wuhan with 323 Indian citizens on board for New Delhi on Sunday also has 7 Maldivians onboard.

7 Maldivians onboard second special Air India flight from Wuhan
7 Maldivians onboard second special Air India flight from Wuhan

New Delhi: A second special Air India flight that took off from the novel coronavirus hit Chinese city of Wuhan with 323 Indian citizens on board for New Delhi on Sunday also has 7 Maldivians onboard.

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Foreign Minister of Maldives Abdulla Sahid posted on his official Twitter handle: "7 Maldivians in Wuhan are on their way to Delhi on a special Air India flight. Upon arrival they will be housed in Delhi for a period of quarantine. Deep gratitude to PM Narendra Modi and EM Dr S Jaishankar. Special thanks to Ambassadors Vikram Misri and Sunjay Sudhir and their teams."

This is the second Air India flight which has been sent to evacuate Indians from Wuhan.

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On Saturday morning, an Air India special flight carrying 324 Indians -- who were evacuated from Wuhan -- landed in the national capital.

The death toll in China due to the deadly virus has gone up to 304 today, according to reports. (ANI)








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