A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) aircraft and a Pakistan Naval vessel departed on Sunday morning to get back Pakistani expatriates from the war-torn country.
The flight is expected to carry around 550 stranded Pakistanis from Al-Hudaidah to Pakistan and will arrive back home at 6pm.
According to unofficial estimates, 600 Pakistanis are stranded in the besieged Yemeni capital of Sana’a. Pakistan’s foreign ministry officials said around 2,145 Pakistanis are currently living in Yemen.
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A group of Pakistani expats including children is awaiting at the Hudaidah airport to reach back home.
A naval vessel has also departed for Yemen to evacuate the stranded citizens.