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Saudi Arabia evacuates 10 students from Wuhan

Ten Saudi Arabian students arrived in the Kingdom Sunday after they were evacuated from China’s coronavirus epicenter Wuhan, Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan said on Twitter.

He also said those evacuated arrived in “good health.”

“Under the guidance of the wise leadership, 10 Saudi students from Wuhan, China, have been evacuated and have arrived in the Kingdom in good health,” said Prince Faisal in a tweet.

He also mentioned the efforts of the Chinese authorities.

“We highly appreciate the efforts of the Chinese authorities which have helped overcome obstacles and helped our teams on the ground,” he added.

Chinese authorities approved the special flight that flew the students to Saudi Arabia, the report said.

Wuhan, in China’s Hubei province, has become the epicenter of a virus outbreak which has killed at least 304 and infected 14,000 people.

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