Cyclone Mekunu: 38 Indians evacuated from Socotra island in Yemen, safely reach Porbandar in INS Sunayna
The 38 Indians evacuated from Socotra island in Yemen on the Indian Naval Ship (INS) Sunayana on 3 June, landed safely at Porbandar on Thursday, a defence statement said.
Thirty-eight Indians were on Thursday brought back home by the Indian Navy, four days after they were rescued from the cyclone-hit Socotra island in Yemen.
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Three Indians were among 11 people killed by Cyclone Mekunu that has battered southern Oman and the Yemeni island of Socotra, authorities and reports have said.
A cyclone more powerful than any previously recorded in southern Oman slammed into the Gulf country and neighbouring Yemen on Sunday, killing at least seven people, including two Indians so far.
Hundreds of Indians have been evacuated from low-lying areas in Oman, where cyclone Mekunu was expected to make a landfall.