Operation Devi Shakti

Operation Devi Shakti is the name given to the Afghanistan evacuation mission undertaken by India. Under this mission, an Air India flight carried 78 passengers, including 25 Indian citizens from Tajikistan’s Dushanbe. Till date, around 800 individuals from Kabul have been evacuated. This includes Indian citizens as well as the Afghan nationals.
The evacuation mission commenced on August 16, a day after Taliban took control of the capital city of Kabul. The extremist group has taken control of Afghanistan almost two decades after the being ousted by the US and its allies in response to the 9/11.


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