Mortal remains of 4 students who drowned in Russia to reach India next week

Topics Russia | India | Tamil Nadu

The mortal remains of four Indian students who drowned in the Volga river in Russia's Volgograd are expected to reach India early next week, Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan said on Friday.

Four students from Tamil Nadu who were studying at the Volgograd State Medical University drowned in the Volga river on Saturday.

Muraleedharan said he has spoken to the Indian Mission in Russia on the matter.

"Heartfelt condolences to the families of the 4 Indian students who died in Volgograd due to drowning. Spoken to our Mission @IndEmbMoscow. The mortal remains are expected to reach India early next week. @PMOIndia @DrSJaishankar @VanathiBJP @VMBJP," he said in a tweet.

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