Eritrea: Departing troop total approaches 700

Asmara, 11 March : Another 190 peacekeepers from UNMEE's Indian battalion (INDBATT) left Eritrea on a charter flight for Delhi today, bringing the total number of Indian troops departing the Mission this week to 305. A total of 397 troops from the Jordanian battalion (JORBATT) have also left Asmara. Additional flights home for INDBATT and JORBATT troops are scheduled for next week.