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India News | 188 people from Uttarakhand stranded in Ukraine: State DGP

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India]Feb. 26 (ANI): Amid the ongoing Ukraine crisis, Uttarakhand Police Director General (DGP) Ashok Kumar said on Saturday that police had received reports that about 188 people from the Uttarakhand were blocked in Ukraine.

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) is constantly working on the necessary arrangements to bring the stranded Indians back to Ukraine.

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“We have information that 188 people from Uttarakhand are stranded in Ukraine. MEA is working on arrangements to get them out. Uttarakhand’s general helpline number is 112,” Kumar said.

A number of explosions were heard in the Ukrainian capital as the Russian special military operation entered the second day, local media reported on Friday.

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On Monday, Russian President Vladimir Putin recognized Ukraine’s breakaway regions – Donetsk and Luhansk – as independent entities. Later, Putin ordered special military operations “to protect” the residents of the Donbass region.

Several countries including the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada and the European Union have condemned Russia’s military operations and imposed sanctions on Moscow.Amid the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, several airlines are operating special flights, including Air

India, to bring back Indian nationals safely. In the coming days for Indian citizens, more flights will be operated from Ukraine (Kiev) amid tension in the country. (ANI)

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