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Russia-Ukraine conflict | Indian students in Ukraine recount ordeal on Poland border, many not allowed to leave, others beaten up

The students alleged that Indians specifically were not allowed to cross the border, while others said they were beaten up by the authorities at the Shehyni-Medyka border point connecting Ukraine with Poland.

February 27, 2022 / 11:39 PM IST
A Ukrainian policeman walks on a platform backdropped by people waiting for a Kyiv bound train in Kostiantynivka, the Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine. (Image: AP)

A Ukrainian policeman walks on a platform backdropped by people waiting for a Kyiv bound train in Kostiantynivka, the Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine. (Image: AP)

Indian students in Ukraine who were trying to flee the war-torn country have shared disturbing details of the ordeal they have been facing on the Polish border.

Many of them alleged that they were not allowed to cross into Poland while others said they were beaten up by the authorities at the Shehyni-Medyka border point connecting Ukraine with Poland.

The students have revealed, through audio clips and videos seeking help, that they were specifically stopped at the border while trying to enter Poland. After repeated pleas, while some girls managed to cross the border into Poland, most of them were forced to return to their towns in freezing temperature, they said.

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