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Indian national Harjot Singh, who had sustained bullet injuries in Kyiv and lost his passport, to be brought back to India from Ukraine

General VK Singh has confirmed that Harjot Singh, who is undergoing treatment in a Kyiv hospital will be returning to India on a flight scheduled on March 7.

General VK Singh has announced on Twitter that Harjot Singh, the Indian national who sustained bullet injuries in Kyiv will return to India on a flight on March 07, 2022. Harjot Singh, an IT specialist from Delhi suffered injuries after being shot in Kyiv while he was on his way to Lviv. Singh is currently undergoing treatment at a hospital in Kyiv after he was admitted after being hit by a bullet in a fight.

On February 27, 2022, in the week when the Russian invasion of Ukraine had just kicked off, Harjot Singh was trying to flee the Ukrainian capital and was injured after he was shot at during a fighting. Confirming the news, Gen VK Singh had told that Singh was immediately rushed to a hospital in Kyiv. While being treated at the hospital Harjot pleaded to the Indian government to make arrangements for him to return to India. He requested, “Since I have got a new life, I want to start afresh. Want to spend time with my family,”

Following this update, Union Minister of State, General VK Singh has now confirmed that Harjot will be returning back to India on a flight scheduled tomorrow. The minister is overlooking the rescue operation of Indian nationals in Poland as a part of the Indian Government’s Operation Ganga. As of now, 21000 Indians have left Ukraine, of which reportedly 19920 have reached India through the rescue operation carried out by the Indian government.

Delhi’s Chhatarpur-resident Harjot Singh is an IT specialist and he was in Ukraine for higher studies. He was stuck by two bullets, one on a leg and the other on his chest. Govt of India will bear the expenses of his medical treatment.

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