'Please evacuate us': 800 Pakistan students plead for help to escape Wuhan

The group have been confined to a hostel for three weeks and want their government to help them fly back home

Hundreds of Pakistani students trapped in the Chinese city at the centre of the coronavirus outbreak have said they are going through “mental torture” and pleaded with their government to help get them out.

Rehan Rasheed, who has been studying medicine in Wuhan since 2015, criticised the Pakistan government and prime minister Imran Khan for refusing to bring back the more than 800 students who have been trapped in the city since it was locked down by the Chinese authorities in an attempt to contain the outbreak.

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Source: theguardian
'Please evacuate us': 800 Pakistan students plead for help to escape Wuhan