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Iraqi students stranded in Ukraine

Iraqi students are stuck in Ukraine and seem unable to flee due to the Russian invasion of that country.
This photograph shows an Ukrainian armoured personnel carrier (APC) BTR-4 destroyed as a result of fight not far from the centre of Ukrainian city of Kharkiv, located some 50 km from Ukrainian-Russian border, on Feb. 28, 2022.

Hundreds of Iraqi students are trapped in Ukraine as the Russian invasion enters its second week, with some arguing Baghdad isn't doing enough to get them out. 

Commenting on the situation, Nuhad Khiqani, head of the representation of Iraqi students studying abroad, said, “They are crying. They are complaining about the lack of food, the sound of the explosions, closing the airspace to civilian flights and not being able to travel. They are facing tragic conditions.”

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