New Delhi: The last large group of 600 Indian students expelled from the northeastern city of Sumy in Ukraine has reached Poland.
The students had boarded a special train from Lviv to Poland. He is likely to fly to India on Thursday.
The students reached Lviv in western Ukraine from Poltava by another special train.
“We have reached Poland, from here we hope to fly to India,” said 25-year-old medical student Jisna Jiji.
Using multiple modes of transportation, traveling hundreds of miles across Ukraine, the students were evacuated from the war-torn Eastern European country after two weeks of excruciating Sumi.
The Indian government is conducting the most delicate and challenging evacuation exercise under Operation Ganga to help the stranded Indians to leave Ukraine.
The operation in Sumi began on Tuesday morning when the last large group of 600 Indians were evacuated from the city.
Anshad Ali, a student coordinator, said Indian nationals were taken from Sumi by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) (ICRC) in a convoy of 13 buses to Poltava.
The students are on an arduous journey to escape the war-torn area. It is the second attempt to expel them from Sumy, which has seen heavy shelling and intense shelling since the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine last month.
For two weeks, Indian students in Sumi fought an uphill battle over food, drinking water and other essential supplies, in cold weather in bomb shelters and in the basements of their hostels, as Russian forces surrounded the city with rockets and heavy bullets. took.


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