TWO NHS docs and their 4 youngsters are amongst these desperately making an attempt to flee war-torn Sudan.
Mustafa Abbas, 44, and spouse Sarra Eljak, 38, missed Saturday evening’s remaining evacuation flight from the Wadi Saeedna airstrip, fearing it was too harmful to journey.
Emergency drugs marketing consultant Mustafa holds an Irish passport, and British citizen Sarra, from Slough, Berks, is a trainee GP at Spire Thames Valley Hospital.
They flew to the African nation on April 3 to be with Sarra’s household in capital Khartoum on the finish of Ramadan with youngsters Danya, 12, Menna, 11, Anne, seven, and six-month-old Mohammed.
The household have taken cowl in Wad Madani, 136 miles from Khartoum.
Sarra mentioned: “It’s extraordinarily harmful to succeed in the evacuation web site and the world remains to be experiencing assaults.”
These hoping to board the aircraft, leaving as we speak, have to be on the British Evacuation Dealing with Centre on the port’s airport by 12pm native time.
Up to now, the Authorities has evacuated 2,122 people on 23 flights.