Sudan conflict; first group of repatriated Pakistanis arrived in Pakistan Islamabad: The spokesperson of the Foreign Office has stated that the first group of repatriated Pakistanis, who were evacuated from Sudan due to the conflict, has arrived in Pakistan.
Spokesperson Zahra Baloch stated in a weekly press conference that this morning, the first group of 149 Pakistanis has arrived safely in Islamabad, and Pakistan is also bringing back the Pakistanis who arrived in Jeddah from Sudan. She further informed that two more flights carrying 200 Pakistanis will arrive from Sudan today, and we are implementing our plan to bring Pakistanis back to the country safely.
The spokesperson also revealed during the weekly briefing that the Ambassador and Embassy staff in Khartoum, Sudan are working tirelessly to evacuate Pakistani nationals.
It should be noted that in the ongoing conflict between the military and paramilitary groups in Sudan, hundreds of people have lost their lives, and thousands have been injured.
On April 15, clashes erupted between the forces of Army Chief Abdul Fattah al-Burhan and his deputy, Mohammed Hamdan Dagalo, who is the commander of the Rapid Support Forces (RSF), in the capital city of Khartoum. Both warring commanders had joined hands in 2021 to overthrow the civilian government, but they have now become the worst enemies in the quest for power.