234 Indians evacuated from Cronavirus affected Iran have landed in Mumbai. In a tweet, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said, out of 234 people, 131 are students and 103 pilgrims.
Dr Subrahmanyam Jaishankar thanked the Iranian authorities for facilitating the evacuations of Indians. He also thanked Indian Ambassador and other officials in their efforts.Iran is among the worst affected countries from the coronavirus with 12,729 cases and 611 deaths, so far.
During the past few days, India has evacuated hundreds of its nationals from Iran.The first batch consisting of 58 nationals were brought back in a C17 military transport aircraft on Tuesday followed by another evacuation of 44 individuals on Friday.