The five medical students who were injured in a road accident in the Vladimirskaya region, Russia had been transferred from a hospital inViyazniky, Vladimirskaya to a hospital in Nizhny since two days ago.
The injured students are MARA-sponsored students Siti Nadiah Abdullah Sani, Nurul Amirah Mohd Nor, Nor Hidayah Jailuddin, Nur Liyana Kamarul Bahrin and Siti Romeza Abdul Reza.
Two other Malaysian medical students, Hanisah Muhd Shah from Dungun, Terengganu and Adzreen Binyati from Putrajaya were killed in the accident.
All of them are Nizhny Novgorod State Medical Academy fifth-year medical students.
NST reported that Umno Overseas Club chairman Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek said they would extend any help that they could give to the victims’ families.
Ahmad Shabery, who is also the Youth And Sports Minister, also said that the club, along with other government agencies, would try and bring the injured, who are being treated at the hospital, back to Malaysia if the need arises.
Mara director-general Datuk Ibrahim Ahmad said preparations were being made by the Mara director in Russia, Suhaimi Zainuldin, to bring back the bodies of the medical students who were killed in an accident in Russia.