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Russia: EMERCOM plane with Yemen evacuees touches down in Moscow01:05

Russia: EMERCOM plane with Yemen evacuees touches down in Moscow

Russian Federation, Moscow
July 19, 2017 at 14:27 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations (EMERCOM) airplane carrying 62 people from Yemen landed at Moscow's Domodedovo Airport, Wednesday, after successfully evacuating the civilians from the war-torn country. Among the evacuees were nationals of Russia, other CIS countries and Yemen.

The plane returned to Moscow from Sana’a, where on Tuesday it dropped off 20 tons of humanitarian goods, including food and tents.

UN officials have estimated that Yemen's war, ongoing since 2015, has claimed the lives of over 10,000 civilians, with at least two million displaced because of the fighting. According to a UN backed report, some 60 percent of Yemenis, 17 million people, are currently in "crisis" or "emergency" food situations..

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Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations (EMERCOM) airplane carrying 62 people from Yemen landed at Moscow's Domodedovo Airport, Wednesday, after successfully evacuating the civilians from the war-torn country. Among the evacuees were nationals of Russia, other CIS countries and Yemen.

The plane returned to Moscow from Sana’a, where on Tuesday it dropped off 20 tons of humanitarian goods, including food and tents.

UN officials have estimated that Yemen's war, ongoing since 2015, has claimed the lives of over 10,000 civilians, with at least two million displaced because of the fighting. According to a UN backed report, some 60 percent of Yemenis, 17 million people, are currently in "crisis" or "emergency" food situations..

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