Over 1,300 Indians Evacuated In 24 Hours, No Citizen Left In Kyiv: Centre

Over 1,300 Indians Evacuated In 24 Hours, No Citizen Left In Kyiv: Centre

Russia advised Kyiv residents to flee their properties and rained rockets on the town of Kharkiv

New Delhi:

India has evacuated 1,377 residents from war-torn Ukraine up to now 24 hours, Exterior Affairs Minister S Jaishankar stated as we speak.

“Six flights have now departed for India in the last 24 hours, including the first flights from Poland. Carried back 1377 more Indian nationals from Ukraine,” Mr Jaishankar stated in a tweet.

Below Operation Ganga, launched to evacuate residents in Ukraine, India will function over 26 flights within the subsequent three days. With Ukraine’s airspace closed, airports in Romania, Hungary, Poland, and the Slovak Republic are getting used to fly out Indians.

Indian Air Drive has despatched a C-17 plane to Romania as a part of Operation Ganga.

International Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla yesterday advised reporters that no Indian is left within the Ukraine capital Kyiv.

Russia has launched an offensive on civilian areas in a number of cities and requested Kyiv residents to flee their properties. Satellite tv for pc pictures confirmed an extended convoy of Russian troops on the roads resulting in Kyiv. A whole lot of tanks, towed artillery, armored and logistical autos may be seen within the pictures launched by a US-based area know-how firm.

Round 16,000 Indian college students are nonetheless stranded in Ukraine. For the reason that Russian forces launched their invasion of Ukraine on Thursday, stranded college students have been desperately looking for assist via media and social media, forwarding movies of their plight from railway stations, border posts, and bunkers. Alleging manhandling, they stated they weren’t being allowed to board trains.

Round 9,000 Indian nationals have left by numerous particular flights.

Russia launched its invasion of Ukraine on Thursday after months of rigidity over the previous Soviet Republic’s proximity to NATO.

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