170 Indians evacuated from hurricane-hit Sint Maarten

170 Indians evacuated from hurricane-hit Sint Maarten
170 Indians evacuated from hurricane-hit Sint Maarten

170 Indians have been evacuated from the hurricane Irma-hit Sint Maarten and brought to the Caribbean island of Curacao by Indian government.

Special flights were chartered by the government to safeguard Indians.

Indian Envoy in Venezuela Rahul Srivastava has informed that 60 other people were also evacuated along with Indians from the hurricane-hit place, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

In a tweet, Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said that 110 Indians and Indian-origin evacuees were brought to Curacao from Sint Maarten.

In a series of tweets, Swaraj today said the second flight carrying 60 Indians also landed in Curacao.

“Rahul Srivastava informed that second flight also landed in Curacao with 60 Indians and 30 others from St.Maarten,” the minister said on the micro-blogging site.

-PTC News