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Foreign Office Says Hundreds of UK Nationals Evacuated From Sudan

Hundreds of UK nationals were evacuated from Sudan this week, the Foreign Office has said.

According to the ministry, 897 people were evacuated on eight flights by Thursday afternoon.

Flights carrying British nationals to Cyprus and the UK have been ongoing since Tuesday.

Footage released by the Ministry of Defence shows an evacuation flight on Wednesday from Wadi Seidna Air Base outside Khartoum bound for Larnaca, Cyprus. Credit: UK Ministry of Defence via Storyful

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