Indians from Qatar flown in

Indians from Qatar flown in


June 04 2020 : An Air India plane brought 153 stranded Indians from Doha, Qatar to Chennai in a special flight on Wednesday night.

They included 67 men, 73 women and 13 children, two of them infants, airport customs said in a press release.

After medical screening during which their throat swabs were taken, the passengers were sent to the quarantine centre where they will be isolated for the next two weeks.

They were brought home as part of the Vande Bharath mission under which Air India runs special flights to bring home Indians stranded since the suspension of air services on March 22 as part of lockdown to contain the spread of Covid virus.