In an unfortunate incident, Ukrainian nationals attacked three Indian students at Uzhgorod Medical College. Two students were stabbed to death, while another was injured.
The deceased have been identified as Pranav Shandilya and Ankur Singh from Muzaffarnagar and Ghaziabad in UP, while Inderjeet Singh Chauhan of Agra was injured.
“Reacting on the injured student’s statement, the Ukrainian police went into action quickly and apprehended the accused persons,” said external affairs ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup. He added that the Indian students’ passports and knives were seized from their possession.
“The Indian Embassy, which is ascertaining all related facts from the police and the medical college, has spoken to the deceased students’ families. It is also taking up the matter related to safety of Indian students with Foreign Office of Ukraine,” said Swarup.