- Dec 6, 2013
Some of the Kenyans who were evacuated from South Sudan on July 16, 2016 pictured arriving in the country at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
Kenya Red Cross says the government has evacuated 796 Kenyans from the troubled South Sudan, a process that has no ended.
A statement sent to newsrooms last evening indicated that the Kenyans were brought in the country in eight planeloads since Saturday when the operation began.
On Saturday, three chartered flights brought in 296 individuals followed by another group of 200 ferried on two flights on Sunday.
On Monday, two other flights brought in 200 Kenyans while another government chartered plane airlifted 100 more on Tuesday.
Kenya Red Cross has been receiving returnees since Saturday at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.
796 Kenyans evacuated from South Sudan