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[PHOTOS] Kenyans stranded in India arrive at JKIA

The state has organised chartered flights to allow Kenyans to travel back at their own cost.

In Summary

• This comes after the state will be evacuated on Thursday and Friday respectively.

•  A family of three were among those arrived in the country from India where they had gone for treatment of their 2-year-old son.

Kenyans who were stranded in India arrive at JKIA on May 7, 2020/ANDREW KASUKU
Kenyans who were stranded in India arrive at JKIA on May 7, 2020/ANDREW KASUKU

Kenyans who were stranded in India arrived at JKIA on Friday morning.

Among those who arrived is a family of three, Naomi Maina and her husband David Mwaniki from Hyderabad, India where they had gone to seek treatment for their two-year-old son Jonathan Wise.

The repatriation comes after the state organised chartered flights to allow Kenyans to travel back at their own cost.

"Those travellers in Maharashtra (Mumbai) should ensure that they arrive at the airport in Mumbai (Terminal 2) not later than 1200hrs," High Commissioner Willy Bett said in a May 4 notice. 

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed it would fly 223 Kenyans from India. 

Here are photos of arrivals:

Naomi Maina and her husband David Mwaniki pose for a family photo after landing from Hyderabad, India where they had gone for treatment of their 2-year-old son Jonathan Wise at JKIA, Nairobi on May 7, 2020/ANDREW KASUKU
Naomi Maina and her husband David Mwaniki pose for a family photo after landing from Hyderabad, India where they had gone for treatment of their 2-year-old son Jonathan Wise at JKIA, Nairobi on May 7, 2020/ANDREW KASUKU
Naomi Maina and her husband David Mwaniki pose for a family photo after landing from Hyderabad, India where they had gone for treatment of their 2-year-old son Jonathan Wise at JKIA, Nairobi on May 7, 2020/ANDREW KASUKU
Naomi Maina and her husband David Mwaniki pose for a family photo after landing from Hyderabad, India where they had gone for treatment of their 2-year-old son Jonathan Wise at JKIA, Nairobi on May 7, 2020/ANDREW KASUKU
Kenyans who were stranded in India arrive at JKIA on May 7, 2020/ANDREW KASUKU
Kenyans who were stranded in India arrive at JKIA on May 7, 2020/ANDREW KASUKU
Kenyans who were stranded in India arrive at JKIA on May 7, 2020/ANDREW KASUKU
Kenyans who were stranded in India arrive at JKIA on May 7, 2020/ANDREW KASUKU
Kenyans who were stranded in India arrive at JKIA on May 7, 2020/ANDREW KASUKU
Kenyans who were stranded in India arrive at JKIA on May 7, 2020/ANDREW KASUKU
Kenyans who were stranded in India arrive at JKIA on May 7, 2020/ANDREW KASUKU
Kenyans who were stranded in India arrive at JKIA on May 7, 2020/ANDREW KASUKU