#Operation Ganga : IAF Joins The Rescue Mission, Aircrafts On Way To Romania, Hungary, Poland

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Indian Air Force aircrafts  are on their way to  Poland, Hungary and Romania as a part of  the Centre’s efforts to evacuate Indian nationals stranded in Ukraine, informed IAF officials.

As per ANI report, The Indian Air Force aircraft are carrying tents, blankets and other humanitarian aid and are to take off from Hindon airbase shortly.

Notably, one C-17 Globemaster took off at 4 am earlier today for Romania under ‘Operation Ganga’.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a high-level meeting on Tuesday to review the efforts to bring back Indians stranded in Ukraine and asked the Indian Air Force to join the evacuation efforts under ‘Operation Ganga’.

Sources said that leveraging the capacities of the Air Force will ensure that more people can be evacuated in a shorter time frame and it will also help to deliver humanitarian aid more efficiently.

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