Russia-Ukraine War: Plans to evacuate Indians trapped in Ukraine via Romania-Hungary, asked students to reach border posts
The Indian Embassy in Hungary said that evacuation teams are currently gathering at Chop-Jahoni on the Hungarian border near Uzhorod and Porubn-Siret in Chernivtsi, on the Romanian border.
The Central Government and the Embassy have chosen to evacuate Indians trapped in Ukraine through Romania and Hungary in the midst of the ongoing war in the country. Indians are being evacuated from this route.
Teams are arriving at CHOP-ZAHONY near Uzhorod on the Hungarian border and PORUBNE-SIRET in Chernivtsi on the Romanian border, according to the Indian Embassy in Hungary.
According to the Indian Embassy in Hungary, those Indians who are living near the border posts have been asked to reach them in an organized way. In this regard, he has been asked to coordinate with the team of the Ministry of External Affairs.
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More than 15 thousand Indians are trapped in Ukraine due to the ongoing conflict.
Approximately 4 thousand people have left. Many people were also brought to Delhi on the initial flights of Air India. Russian bombardment and fighting between the armies of the two nations continue. On the outskirts of Kiev, the military blew up three bridges to prevent Russian tanks from entering. The difficulties of the Indians increased during the war. They have no food or drink.
Govt of India & Embassy of India working to establish evacuation routes from Romania & Hungary. At present, teams are getting in place at CHOP-ZAHONY Hungarian border near Uzhhorod, PORUBNE-SIRET Romanian Border near Chernivtsi: Indian Embassy in Hungary#RussiaUkraineConflict pic.twitter.com/cLHCUWYbEg
— ANI (@ANI) February 25, 2022
The government will bear the cost of the flight
India will start flights to evacuate its citizens from Ukraine, according to sources in Delhi. The government will cover the cost of these flights.
You can contact on these helpline numbers
Indian citizens stranded in Ukraine can also call the central government’s helpline numbers. More information can be obtained by calling these toll-free numbers.
After the war in Ukraine broke out, the airspace was closed. The special flight that Air India sent to Ukraine to pick up its citizens had returned on Thursday. Arrangements are now being made to evacuate Indians with the help of the neighboring countries of Ukraine.