NEW DELHI — Another batch of 306 Indians were evacuated on Thursday from war-torn Yemen, officials said.
Indian Navy sources said 251 men, 38 women and 17 children boarded the INS Sumitra which departed Al Hodeidah port.
Defence ministry spokesperson Sitanshu Kar tweeted: "INS Sumitra leaves Al Hodeidah with 306 Indians on board."
He also posted a photograph of the Indians boarding the ship.
INS Mumbai, INS Tarkash along with ships Kavaratti and Coral are heading to Djibouti, on the Horn of Africa, as a composite evacuation force.
A total of 358 Indians arrived from the strife-torn country in two airplanes early on Thursday. Two C-17 Globemaster transport planes arrived early morning -- one landed in Mumbai with 190 people, while another with 168 Indians went to Kochi in Kerala.