JAMNAGAR: An Indian Air Force plane with over 100 persons on board landed on Tuesday at Jamnagar in Gujarat from Kabul in Afghanistan, an official said.

The C-17 aircraft touched down at the IAF air base at Jamnagar shortly before noon, the official said.

#WATCH | Evacuated Indians from Kabul, Afghanistan chant ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’ after landing in Jamnagar, Gujarat.
— ANI (@ANI) August 17, 2021
The aircraft had left Kabul carrying Indian personnel as part of the emergency evacuation in view of the prevailing situation in the Afghan capital following its takeover by the Taliban.

Immediately after passengers on board the C-17 heavy-lift transport aircraft deplaned, they were greeted by people present on the tarmac, the official said.

WATCH | Taliban shuts Kabul airport as thousands try to flee Afghanistan desperately: