Operation Kaveri: The war between the army and the paramilitary Rapid Support Force in Sudan, which started on April 15, is still going on. The situation has become dire. All the countries of the world are trying to get their citizens out of Sudan. So far 8 countries including America, Britain have rescued their diplomats. In this episode, the Government of India has started Operation Kaveri.
Foreign Minister S Jaishankar tweeted that about 500 Indians have reached the port of Sudan. Under Operation Kaveri, a campaign has been launched to bring back Indian citizens stranded in Sudan. Our ships and aircraft are ready to bring them back home. We are all set to help.
Operation Kaveri is underway to bring back our citizens stranded in Sudan. About 500 Indians have reached Port Sudan while more are on their way. Our ships and aircraft are set to bring them back home. We are committed to assisting all our brethren in Sudan: EAM S Jaishankar… pic.twitter.com/ywsiuudqYI
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413 deaths so far, including 9 children
The World Health Organization (WHO) has said that 413 people have died in the Sudan conflict so far, while thousands of people have also been affected. On the other hand, the United Nations children’s agency said that children are paying a high price. According to Turkish news agency Anadolu, 9 children have died in the conflict while more than 50 are injured.
WHO spokeswoman Margaret Harris told a UN press conference that 413 people had died and 3,551 were injured in the conflict, according to government figures in Sudan. The fighting is part of ongoing clashes between the country’s army and the paramilitary Rapid Support Force (RSF).
Whole country affected by conflict, hospital closed
Harris said, “According to the Ministry of Health in Sudan, the number of health facilities that have stopped functioning is 20, while there are 12 more such hospitals that could be closed at any time. Harris said a large number of injured people in Sudan are in need of medical attention.
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