Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

Indian medical student attacked in Russia taken care of

Narada Desk | March 9, 2016 12:08 am Print
Sushma Swaraj, Congolese, African


External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, External Affairs Minister assured the safety of an Indian student attacked by unknown assailants in Tatarstan and said that a doctor is attending to him.

“I have got complete report on Yasir. An Indian doctor is treating him in Kazan Trauma Centre in Russia,” Sushma Swaraj tweeted late on Tuesday.

Her response came after an SOS was tweeted that Yasir, a medical student in Kazan, capital of Tatarstan, was attacked by “local goons”.

According to the tweet, Yasir, who hails from Srinagar was in a state of unconscious coma losing all his moneh and documents to the goons.

Sushma Swaraj said that she has also spoken to Pankaj Saran, Indian Ambassador to Russia.

“He (Saran) will contact the trauma centre,” she said, adding that Indian officials would visit the victim on Wednesday.

Sushma Swaraj pained to hear about this, said that the issue would be taken up by the Russian authorities with utmost care and concern.