The 22-year-old was a fourth-year medical student was in the ICU of the Vinnytsia Medical University since February 2.
Chandan Jindal, an Indian student, has passed away in Ukraine amid the war that has been raging in the country after an invasion by Russia.
Jindal belonged to the city of Barnala in Punjab, and was studying medicine at Vinnytsia National Pyrogov, Memorial Medical University, Ukraine. He had suffered a stroke and was undergoing treatment for about a month at the hospital.
His family has requested the government to bring back his mortal remains.
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According to NDTV, Jindal suffered an ischemic stroke – blood supply to a part of the brain getting interrupted or reduced – on February 2. He was admitted to the ICU and his parents consented to a surgery.
According to news agency PTI, his father and uncle – Shishan Kumar and Krishna Kumar – had flown to Ukraine on February 7 to be with him.
Krishna later returned while Shishan remained in Ukraine with his son.
Krishna Kumar told NDTV that he took a flight home from Romania with great difficulty and “hardly any help” from the Indian Embassy. He claimed that thousands of Indians were stuck at the border.
On Monday, an Indian student was killed in Russian shelling in Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second-largest city. Naveen Shekarappa Gyanagoudar, a fourth-year medical student at the Kharkiv National Medical University, was killed when he was struck by shelling when he stepped out of his bunker to exchange currency and fetch some food.
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