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Fire at Russia medical university dormitory kills two Indian girls from Maharashtra

Fire at Russia medical university dormitory kills two Indian girls from Maharashtra
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Two Indian girl students were killed and some others were injured in a fire at a medical university in western Russia, external affairs minister...

Two Indian girl students were killed and some others were injured in a fire at a medical university in western Russia, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj said on Monday.

“We have lost two Indian girl students (both from Maharashtra) studying at Smolensk Medical Academy in Russia in a fire accident,” Swaraj tweeted late Monday night.

The minister further said: “Some students are injured. They are out of danger. The place is 400 km from Moscow. Our team has already reached there.”

According to the Russian investigative committee, the preliminary report showed that fire occurred at the fourth floor of the dormitory of the university on Sunday morning.

The two students killed in the dormitory fire were Indian nationals, it added.In another tweet, Swaraj said the mortal remains of the two girls will reach Moscow on Tuesday and will be flown down to Mumbai later

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