502 Pakistanis stranded in Yemen flown home

March 30, 2015 1:48 AM

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Islamabad - With successful evacuation of more over 500 Pakistanis stranded in war-torn Yemen by a PIA plane on Sunday, Islamabad has approached Beijing for help in safe and expeditious evacuation of nearly 2,500 Pakistani nationals through Aden-based Chinese companies.

A Boeing-747 jumbo jet of the Pakistan International Airline, dispatched to the Hudaydah city of Yemen, arrived on Sunday night at Jinnah International Airport of Karachi with 502 evacuees on board, sources in the airline said.

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