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INS Shardul to arrive at Porbandar carrying 233 Indians from Iran

Updated: June 11, 2020 11:43 am

INS Shardul carrying 233 Indians stranded in Iran is expected to arrive at the Porbandar coast today. The naval ship had embarked its journey from Port of Bandar Abbas in Iran on Monday evening under the Operation Samudra Setu of Indian Navy.

Defence Officials said most of the evacuees are fishermen from Valsad district. In view of the Covid 19 pandemic, the evacuated personnel will be entrusted to the care of State authorities after reaching Porbandar.

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