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Two Indian students die in Russia fire; bodies will be brought back home, says Sushma

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 00:17
Zee Media Bureau
Two Indian students die in Russia fire; bodies will be brought back home, says Sushma

New Delhi: Two girls from Maharashtra who were studying in a medical college in Russia have died in a fire accident and arrangements are being made to bring their mortal remains to Mumbai, Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Monday.

"Their mortal remains will reach Moscow tomorrow. We will fly their mortal remains to Mumbai. Our heartfelt condolences,” the External Affairs Minister tweeted. An Indian team has reached the place to bring back the bodies.

The girls were studying at Smolensk Medical Academy, which is some 400 km from Moscow.

Further details on the incident were not immediately known.

First Published: Monday, February 15, 2016 - 23:43

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