In Pictures: Countries evacuate citizens from Wuhan after coronavirus lockdown

Countries scramble to evacuate their citizens trapped at ground zero of the coronavirus outbreak.

Indian nationals are bussed out of Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, India, following their evacuation from the Chinese city of Wuhan, on Feb 2, 2020. PHOTO: REUTERS
Security personnel wearing protective face masks stand guard as Bangladeshi nationals board a bus to be transported out of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka, Bangladesh, following their evacuation from the Chinese city of Wuhan, on Feb 1, 2020. PHOTO: AFP
A military coach transporting Italian citizens repatriated from the coronavirus hot zone of Wuhan, leaves the Mario De Bernardi military airport in Pratica di Mare, south of Rome, on Feb 3, 2020, after landing from China, to be placed in quarantine at the nearby Cecchignola centre. PHOTO: AFP
Italian citizens arrive at the Cecchignola quarantine centre, south of Rome, on Feb 3, 2020, after being repatriated from the coronavirus hot zone of Wuhan and landing at the nearby military airport of Pratica di Mare. PHOTO: AFP
Indonesian nationals who were evacuated from Wuhan, China, being sprayed with antiseptic as they arrive at Hang Nadim Airport in Batam, Indonesia, on Feb 2, 2020. PHOTO: EPA-EFE
Airport health officials checking the body temperature of passengers arriving at New Delhi airport from the central Chinese city of Wuhan. PHOTO: AFP
Ambulances and medics wait for the arrival of 42 people from Turkey, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Albania on a Turkish Air Force cargo plane at the Etimesgut military airport in Ankara on Feb 1, 2020, after being repatriated from the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicentre of the new coronavirus outbreak. PHOTO: AFP
A person carries a child as passengers get their luggage and disembark from a Turkish cargo plane at the Etimesgut military airport in Ankara on Feb 1, 2020, after being repatriated from the Chinese city of Wuhan. PHOTO: AFP
The crew members of a SriLankan Airlines Airbus A330 wearing full protective suits and masks posing for a photo during a humanitarian operation to evacuate Sri Lankans from Wuhan, at Wuhan International Airport, China, on Feb 1, 2020. PHOTO: EPA-EFE
Crew members of a SriLankan Airlines Airbus A330 pose for a photo after evacuating 33 Sri Lankan nationals from the Chinese city of Wuhan and landing at Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport in Mattala, Sri Lanka, on Feb 1, 2020.
PHOTO: AFP
South Korean evacuees from the coronavirus-hit Chinese city of Wuhan arrive at Gimpo International Airport in Seoul, South Korea, on Feb 1, 2020. PHOTO: EPA-EFE
Crew members and officials wearing protective face masks carry their belongings at Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi following the evacuation of Indian nationals from the Chinese city of Wuhan, on Feb 1, 2020. PHOTO: AFP
French citizens get settled aboard an evacuation plane to south-eastern France before departure from Wuhan Airport, China, on the night of Jan 30, 2020, as they are repatriated from the coronavirus hot zone. PHOTO: AFP

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