JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia’s HMS Al-Jubail arrived at the King Faisal Naval Base in Jeddah from Port Sudan on Wednesday with the latest contingent of people seeking refuge from the Sudanese unrest.
Some 22 people of differing nationalities arrived safely in the Kingdom, according to the Ministry of Defense.
Those onboard included members of the media including Arab News.
Brig. Gen. Turki Al-Maliki, spokesman for the ministry, said that those seeking refuge included seven Saudi citizens, eight Chinese, six Sudanese and a Kuwaiti.
He said: “There are no distinctions between nationalities. We serve everyone who meets the requirements.”
He added that there were more priority cases to be evacuated, including women, children and the elderly.