- Title: Indians stuck in UAE due to coronavirus return home
- Date: 15th July 2020
- Summary: AMRITSAR, PUNJAB, INDIA (JULY 15, 2020) (ANI - NO USE INDIA) EXTERIOR OF AIRPORT SIGNBOARD READING (English) "WELCOME CITY OF GURU RAMDASS JEE SRI AMRITSAR SAHIB" PASSENGERS WAVING WOMAN WAVING/WOMAN RAISING CHILD'S HAND PASSENGERS STANDING VARIOUS OF PASSENGERS COMING OUT OF AIRPORT AND WALKING PASSENGERS WALKING PASSENGERS STANDING NEAR BUS PASSENGERS STANDING (SOUNDBITE) (Punjabi) RETURNEE, DILBAG SINGH, SAYING: "The situation is bad over there. We only got meals twice in a day, the company was not giving us money or salary. We were sitting idle for four months. Today we came through a special flight." PASSENGERS COMING OUT OF AIRPORT PASSENGERS STANDING VARIOUS OF PASSENGERS WALKING PASSENGERS AND POLICEMEN STANDING PASSENGERS STANDING (SOUNDBITE) (Punjabi) RETURNEE, NARINDER SINGH, SAYING: "After the lockdown was imposed my children were facing a lot of problems. They used to call me back but I was not able to come so I have come after so many months. I request this government that all other people who have been stuck should be brought back home." LUGGAGE BEING LOADED IN BUS PASSENGERS STANDING
- Embargoed: 29th July 2020 16:20
- Keywords: Amritsar India United Arab Emirates coronavirus flight lockdown pandemic
- Location: AMRITSAR, PUNJAB, INDIA
- City: AMRITSAR, PUNJAB, INDIA
- Country: India
- Topics: Health/Medicine
- Reuters ID: LVA001CMX6O27
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text: As many as 167 Indians who were stuck in Sharjah due to the coronavirus pandemic returned to India's northern Amritsar city on Wednesday (July 15).
The citizens, who could not fly back to India due to the lockdown as international flights were suspended from March 22 to prevent the spread of coronavirus, landed on Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport.
The passengers who were stuck without work and money were happy to return to their country through the special flight.
India has the third-highest total in the world behind Brazil and the United States and the total cases stand at 936,181 cases with 24,309 deaths.
- Copyright Holder: ANI (India)
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