Indian student injured in Kyiv shooting to be brought back to India

Indian government has announced that it will bear all the medical expenses of Harjot Singh on his return to India.

Indian student injured in Kyiv shooting to be brought back to India
Source — Twitter/ @Gen_VKSingh
Harjot Singh. Source — Twitter/ @Gen_VKSingh

Indian student, Harjot Singh was evacuated from Poland after he was shot during a firing in Kyiv, while he was trying to escape the war-torn capital city of Ukraine. He landed in India along with 200 others abroad an Air force C-17 flight on Monday, Mar. 7, 2022, at 7PM IST.

General VK Singh, who was in-charge of the evacuation operations in Poland, tweeted a video of him comforting Harjot who was seen in a stretcher at the Poland airport. The tweet read, “ With about 200 of us taking off from Rzeszow on the @IAF_MCC C-17 today, around 3000 will have been evacuated from Poland aboard 14 flights. Impressed by the resilience shown by #IndianStudents and the way their evacuation has been made possible by our people #OperationGanga.”