On Wednesday, an Indian student from Barnala in Punjab perished in Ukraine, where a battle is raging following the Russian military’s invasion.
Chandan Jindal (22) attended the Vinnytsia National Pyrogov Memorial Medical University in Vinnytsia, Ukraine.
Jindal was admitted to Emergency Hospital Vinnytsia (Kyivska street 68) after suffering an Ischemic stroke, according to published sources. He had taken his final breath earlier in the day.
His father has written to the Indian government to arrange for the return of his body.
The Centre is also attempting to recover the body of a Karnataka student who was killed in shelling in Kharkiv a day ago.
Due to the closure of Ukraine’s airspace to passenger flights, the return of bodies may be done in various ways countries as has been happening for evacuation of stranded Indians.
(With inputs from bureau)