Dhaka terror attack: Indian national Tarishi was a student of Berkeley College

Tarishi, was among the 20 foreigners killed by ISIS militants in the Dhaka cafe attack, one of Bangladesh’s worst hostage crisis.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: July 3, 2016 5:48:18 pm
Dhaka, Dhaka cafe, bangladesh, Dhaka Indian killed, Dhaka cafe attack, Indian killed Dhaka, Bangladesh terror attack, Tarishi jain, India Dhaka attack, Indian killed in Dhaka, Indian Bangladesh attack Dhaka terror attack: Indian national Tarishi Jain was killed in the siege. (Source: Tarishi Jain, Facebook page)

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.”

READ: Indian girl among 20 dead in siege, Sushma expresses condolences

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.”

READ: Dhaka attack: 20 foreigners killed by IS militants, 13 hostages rescued

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.

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