A Turkish cargo plane, en route to China on Friday to evacuate Turkish citizens from Wuhan, the heart of deadly coronavirus outbreak, landed in Mongolia’s capital to refuel.

Turkish Armed Forces’ A400M type cargo plane departed Turkish capital Ankara on Friday at 12 p.m. local time (0900GMT) to airlift the citizens of Turkey and other nearby countries from Wuhan.

With 11 military personnel, six health employees, two press members and one Foreign Ministry representative on board, the plane landed in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia’s capital, at 1700GMT to replenish its fuel storage.

According to the military officials, the plane is

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