India’s Ministry of Exterior Affairs stated on Tuesday that it had evacuated all Indian college students from Ukraine’s Sumy.
“Happy to inform that we have been able to move out all Indian students from Sumy. They are currently en route to Poltava, from where they will board trains to western Ukraine. Flights under #OperationGanga are being prepared to bring them home,” tweeted MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi
Pleased to tell that now we have been capable of transfer out all Indian college students from Sumy.
They’re at the moment en path to Poltava, from the place they may board trains to western Ukraine.
— Arindam Bagchi (@MEAIndia) March 8, 2022
Beneath `Operation Ganga` to rescue Indian residents from Ukraine`s neighbouring international locations, about 18 thousand Indians have been introduced again by particular flights to date.
410 Indians had been introduced again on Tuesday by particular Civilian flights from Ukraine`s neighbouring international locations by 2 particular civilian flights from Suceava, stated the Ministery of Civil Aviation press launch.
With this, about 18,000 Indians have been introduced again by way of the particular flights which started on February 22, 2022.The variety of Indians airlifted by 75 particular civilian flights goes as much as 15521.
IAF had flown 12 missions to deliver again 2467 passengers, as a part of Operation Ganga, and carried over 32-tonne aid materials, learn the discharge.The humanitarian toll has elevated amid Russian army operations in Ukraine that was launched on February 24. As per the UN, round 1.5 million refugees have fled Ukraine.
(With inputs from companies)