Russia-Ukraine Conflict: 18 Flights coming today, 7400 Indians expected to arrive in two days

 In the midst of raising struggles in Ukraine, 18 flights conveying Indians are coming to India today (March 4) informed Dr. S. Jaishankar, Minister of External Affairs. Under Operation Ganga, the clearing endeavors are going full bore and in excess of 7400 Indians are relied upon to show up in next two days and more than 6200 Indians have as of now gotten back from Ukraine through unique non military personnel flights.In the meantime, as part of ongoing Operation Ganga, three more IAF C-17 aircraft returned to Hindan airbase late last night and early morning today carrying Ukraine conflict affected 630 Indian nationals, using airfields in Romania and Hungary, informed Indian Air Force.

Gen (Retd) VK Singh has additionally informed that a few understudies who arrived at Warsaw and have their family members and companions there, have chosen to remain and they're protected in Poland, adding that four departures from Rzeszow and one from Warsaw will clear 800-900 understudies as they don't have spaces to remain here.Earlier, Ukraine Foreign Affairs Minister Dmytro Kuleba said, “Russian army is firing from all sides upon Zaporizhzhia NPP, the largest nuclear power plant in Europe. Fire has already broken out. If it blows up, it will be 10 times larger than Chernobyl!” Ukrainian government official said that the smoke is visible from Europe’s largest nuclear power station as Russia attacked city of Enerhodar.  “Elevated levels of radiation were detected near the site of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant, which provides about 25% of Ukraine’s power generation.

International Atomic Energy Agency has also expressed concern over the development, saying- “IAEA is aware of reports of shelling at Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant (NPP), and is in contact with Ukrainian authorities about situation.”The round the clock control centres have been set up to assist in the evacuation of Indian nationals through the border crossing points with Hungary, Poland, Romania, and Slovak Republic.

The helpline numbers for Hungary are - 36 308517373, 36 13257742 and 36 13257743. For Poland, the numbers are 48 225400000, 48 795850877 and 48 792712511. For Romania, the helpline numbers are-40 732124309, 40 771632567, 40 745161631 and 40 741528123 and for Slovak Republic individuals can contact on 421 252631377, 421 252962916 and 421 951697560. A devoted Twitter handle for the sake of Operation Ganga Helpline has likewise been set up to aid the clearing of Indians from Ukraine.

The External Affairs Ministry control rooms' helpline numbers are - 1800118797 (Toll free), 91 1123012113, 91 1123014104, 91 1123017905 and Fax-91 11 23088124. Additionally, another warning for Indian Nationals/Students in Ukraine (Kharkiv) has been given with Do's and Don'ts.

Post a Comment

Previous Post Next Post