Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh, who was overseeing the massive evacuation operation from Djibouti, had also gone to Sanaa, the largest Yemeni city from where Air India was rescuing Indians after getting permission to land.

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Singh has come back to Djibouti on Saturday. Meanwhile, Navy ship INS Mumbai sent to evacuate Indians from Aden could not dock at the city port due to heavy shelling and small boats were used to ferry the people to the ship.

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Official sources said the evacuation operation was going on notwithstanding the deteriorating situation across Yemen.

"We hope to complete the evacuation operation in the next few days," they cited.

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The sources said though security situation was becoming more precarious in Sanaa due to increasing hold of Al-Qaeda, India has been given slots to carry out air sorties to take out its citizens from the city.

The sources said Indian Navy ship Tarkash and two other commercial ships are also available for evacuation of Indians from port cities including from Al-Hudaydah.

External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin said over 300 Indians have been brought back from Sanaa and reached Djibouti enroute to India.

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