Indian national, Tarishi Jain, 18, who was killed in the Dhaka terror attack, was reportedly a BA Economics student of Berkeley College, University of California.
In fact, she was awarded an internship program by Eastern Bank Limited in 2016 and her project was on ‘EBL-commerce growth opportunity in Bangladesh’.
Her father, Sanjeev Jain, is reported to be a textile merchant based in Dhaka.
Meanwhile, Tarishi’s cousin brother Sirish today said, “We are saddened, want to go to Dhaka, MEA is helping us in formalities.”
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Tarishi, was among the 20 foreigners killed by ISIS militants in the Dhaka cafe attack, one of Bangladesh’s worst hostage crisis.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj expressed condolence over her death today. “Extremely pained to share that the terrorists have killed Tarushi, an Indian girl who was taken hostage in the terror attack in Dhaka,” said Swaraj.
“I have spoken to her father Sanjeev Jain and conveyed our deepest condolences.The country is with them in this hour of grief.”
Twenty foreigners were brutally murdered with sharp weapons by ISIS militants inside a restaurant popular with expatriates in the high-security diplomatic zone before elite commandos stormed the cafe today and killed them.