Bengaluru: The State Government on Sunday February 27 has informed as many as 30 students of the State have been safely evacuated from war-ridden Ukraine.
As per the Karnataka State Disaster Management Authority (KSDMA) data, around 397 people were stranded in Ukraine of which 129 were from Bengaluru.
The evacuation flights operating under Operation Ganga have started evacuating stranded Indian citizens in Ukraine through bordering countries. Around 30 students of Karnataka have been safely evacuated,” Nodal Officer and Commissioner of KSDMA Manoj Rajan informed in a statement issued.
According to the statement, the second batch of 13 students, and a third batch of five students have reached Delhi and will reach Bengaluru later tonight.
The first batch of 12 students had reached Bengaluru International Airport from Mumbai earlier in the day.