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INS Jalashwa reaches Tuticorin Harbour carrying 700 Indian Nationals from Maldives


  • Indian naval ship INS Jalashwa reached Tuticorin Port in Tamil Nadu, bringing back 700 stranded Indians in the Maldives. 
  • This is the fourth round of evacuation of Indian nationals by the amphibious vessel under the Operation Samudra Setu.
  • The repatriation exercise has been facilitated by the Indian High Commission in Male, in coordination with Maldives authorities. 
  • Buses took the returnees from different places in capital Male while the passengers hailing from the islands outside Male were brought in ferries.