More Than 1,300 Indians Evacuated In 24 Hours, Says Centre

New Delhi: A total of 1,377 citizens have been evacuated from war-torn Ukraine in the last 24 hours, external affairs minister S Jaishankar said on Wednesday.

“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,” Jaishankar said via a tweet.

India is set to operate more than 26 flights in the next three days under Operation Ganga, which has been launched to evacuate citizens in Ukraine. Airports of Romania, Hungary, Poland, and the Slovak Republic are being used to fly out Indians.

Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla said on Tuesday that no Indian is left in the Ukraine capital Kyiv. About 16,000 Indian students are still stranded in Ukraine.

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