EU citizens to be airlifted out of virus-hit city in China

2020-01-28 21:30
Picture: AFP

Picture: AFP

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EU citizens are to be flown out of Wuhan, the Chinese city at the epicentre of a deadly virus outbreak, on board two French planes this week, the European Commission said on Tuesday.

"Initial numbers indicate that around 250 French citizens will be transported in the first aircraft and over 100 EU citizens from other countries will join the second aircraft. This is a first request for assistance and others may follow in the coming days," it said in a statement.

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