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Naga students from Ukraine arrive in India

By Our Correspondent Updated: Mar 06, 2022 9:46 pm

Our Correspondent
Kohima, March 6 (EMN):
All three medical students from Nagaland who were stranded in Ukraine have reached India safely.

Two of the students are already in Dimapur and one is in Delhi.

Two of the students reached India on Wednesday and Friday respectively, while the last evacuee reached Dimapur on Saturday.

A medical student at Odessa National Medical University in Ukraine, Amenla Aier, reached her home on Saturday. Along with the other (Indian) evacuees, she moved out from Romania on Friday evening and reached India via London.

“I am very glad to be home safe and sound, and I believe that this was all possible because of the prayers and support from all the people. At the same time, feeling sad about those students still stranded in Ukraine, hope they reach home safe”, Aier said.

Machi Yirakchang, a medical student at Ternopil National Medical University, Ukraine reached Mumbai from Budapest via Kuwait on Friday. He later flew to Delhi, where he plans to stay for a while.

It is “always good to be back home safe and sound”, Yirakchang said on reaching India. He added that he had a “mix feeling of relief and exhaustion after a long travel”.

The third medical student (name withheld), reached her hometown Dimapur from Delhi on Friday. She landed in India from Urkaine’s Poltava city via Poland on Wednesday and stayed at Nagaland House Delhi before being flown to the state.

By Our Correspondent Updated: Mar 06, 2022 9:46:35 pm