Operation Ajay: Fourth flight with 274 Indians from war-torn Israel arrives in Delhi
The fourth flight carrying 274 Indian nationals from Israel, under ‘Operation Ajay’, landed at Indira Gandhi International Airport this morning. Union Minister of state General V.K Singh received them. Speaking to the media, he said, these flights will continue till all Indians who want to come back, are evacuated.
Earlier, the third flight carrying 197 Indian nationals also arrived at the Airport. Union Minister Kaushal Kishore received the Indian nationals evacuated from Israel at the Delhi airport. The Minister gave an Indian flag to each of the Indians who arrived from Israel.
The ‘Operation Ajay’ was launched by the Government to bring back around 18,000 Indians in Israel. The decision was taken after the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas a terror outfit based in Gaza, Palestine.
The Ministry of External Affairs had also set up a 24-hour control room in view of the escalating conflict. The control room is helping monitor the situation and providing information and assistance. Indian nationals can contact the control room set up in the Ministry of External Affairs on toll-free number 1 8 0 0 1 1 8 7 9 7 and can also seek assistance through email- firstname.lastname@example.org.
In addition, the Embassy of India in Tel Aviv has also set up a 24-hour emergency helpline, which can be accessed by contacting 972-35226748, 972-543278392, and email@example.com.
Further, Representative Office of India in Ramallah has also set up a 24-hour emergency helpline and can be accessed on contact number 970-592916418 and on email- firstname.lastname@example.org.