Mortal remains of Indian student found dead in Israel to be brought back: Swaraj

New Delhi, Feb. 19 (ANI): Condoling the demise of Indian student Raj Kumar Raja, who was found dead in Israel on Monday, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today said that arrangements are being made to bring back his mortal remains to India.

“There was a news item that an Indian student has been found dead in Israel. I asked for a report from the Embassy. The report says that an Indian student Raj Kumar Raja aged 27 and resident of Chittoor Distt (AP) was found dead in the hostel room of Tel Aviv University,” Swaraj tweeted.

“We will fly his mortal remains to the family and follow up police investigation. Our heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family,” she said in another tweet.

Raj Kumar Raja, was a research student in cancer studies at the university. He was found dead in his dormitory room on Monday and the cause of his death is unknown.

Raja hails from Kuppam in Andhra Pradesh. (ANI)

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