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Ukraine crisis: India to bring back 3,726 people home via 19 flights today, says Jyotiraditya Scindia

By Priyanka Verma 
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Ukraine crisis: India to bring back 3,726 people home via 19 flights today, says Jyotiraditya Scindia

New Delhi: Union minister Jyotiraditya Scindia has said India will bring back around 3,726 people back to the country today. These people will be brought back under the government’s ‘Operation Ganga’ via 19 flights.

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“Today 8 flights will arrive in Bucharest and will take around 1,800 citizens to India. Yesterday, 6 flights carrying around 1,300 citizens left from Bucharest. Now I am going to border point Siret. There are 1,000 students in Siret,” Scindia said in Romania, news agency reported.

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He said Suceava is a nearby airport to Siret. “So today, 2 IndiGo flights are coming to Suceava and will take around 450 students back to India. Tomorrow, 4 flights will come to Suceava and will carry 900-1,000 students,” he added.

Among the total flights scheduled for today, 8 will be from Bucharest by the Indian Air Force, Air India and IndiGo; two from Suceava by IndiGo; one from Kosice by SpiceJet; 5 from Budapest by Indian Air Force, IndiGo and Air India; and three from Rzeszow by Indigo.

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