Dhaka attack: Tarishi Jain’s family mourns her death, says she went for dinner at the cafe

Tarishi Jain's relative said, "After 3, we were informed about her death. Govt has spoken to Tarushi's father in Dhaka.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: July 3, 2016 5:47 pm
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Indian national Tarishi Jain’s family on Saturday mourned her death after 20 foreigners, including her, were killed by suspected Islamic State militants at a Dhaka cafe in one of Bangladesh’s worst hostage crisis.

In a statement to the media, Tarishi Jain’s relative said, “After 3, we were informed about her death. Govt has spoken to Tarushi’s father in Dhaka.”

Her relative added: “Were trying to get info about her since we heard about attack as she had went for dinner with her friends at that restaurant.

At least 20 foreigners, including Tarishi Jain, were hacked to death by suspected ISIS militants inside a cafe popular with expats in the diplomatic zone here in the worst terror attack in Bangladesh before commandos launched an assault today killing six attackers and capturing one alive.

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Tarishi’s cousin brother Sirish said today, “We are saddened, want to go to Dhaka, MEA is helping us in formalities.”

Tarishi who was killed in the Dhaka terror attack, was reportedly a BA Economics student of Berkeley College, University of California.

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Her father, Sanjeev Jain, is reported to be a textile merchant based in Dhaka.

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She was reportedly a BA Economics student of Berkeley College, University of California. And, she was awarded an internship program by Eastern Bank Limited in 2016 and her project was on ‘EBL-commerce growth opportunity in Bangladesh’.

Tarishi Jain was only Indian among the 20 foreigners who were hacked to death by suspected ISIS militants inside a cafe popular with expats in the diplomatic zone in the worst terror attack in Bangladesh before commandos launched an assault on Saturday killing six attackers and capturing one alive.

All 20 hostages killed were foreigners, with most being Italian or Japanese. Two senior police officers were also killed in the gunbattle that began last night.

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