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PM Modi calls on Indian Air Force C-17s to boost evacuation efforts

Leveraging the capabilities of the IAF will ensure that more people can be evacuated in the shortest possible time.

PM Modi calls on Indian Air Force C-17s to boost evacuation efforts
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Prime Minister Narendra Modihas called for the Indian Air Force to join the evacuation efforts under Operation Ganga, official sources told

Leveraging the capabilities of the IAF will ensure that more people can be evacuated in the shortest possible time.

It will also help deliver humanitarian aid more efficiently. Indian Air Force is likely to deploy several C-17 aircrafts as part of Operation Ganga from today.

It is understood that the decision was taken during the meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi last evening. During the meeting, the PM said that the government is working round the clock to ensure safety of Indians in Ukraine.

Meanwhile, the Indian embassy in Ukraine has issued a fresh advisory to the Indian nationals, asking them to leave Kyiv urgently, preferably by available trains or any other means.

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