Parachute and Commando Royal Engineers on Op POLARBEAR have conducted urgent airfield damage repair at Wadi Seidna Air Base in Sudan.
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UK MoD Press Update, Whitehall, 29 April 2023: The Parachute Engineer Regiment and Commando Royal Engineers have conducted urgent airfield damage repair at Wadi Seidna Air Base in Sudan (28/04/2023).
The UK government assisted by the British Military has evacuated British Citizens from Sudan. RAF flights are continuing between Wadi Seidna airport in Sudan to Larnaca International Airport, following three evacuation flights that took place late overnight between Tuesday 25 April and Wednesday 26 April.
The Ministry of Defence has been working to support the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office in evacuating civilian UK nationals from the airport. The operation involved more than 1,200 personnel from 16 Air Assault Brigade, the Royal Marines and the Royal Air Force.
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