An Indian medical student, who was in a coma at a trauma centre after being attacked by local goons in Russian city of Kazan, has died, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said Wednesday, PTI reports. “I am pained to inform that Yasir — an Indian medical student from Srinagar has succumbed to his injuries in Russia,” Swaraj tweeted.
She had yesterday said the Indian mission will take up the case with Russian authorities. “I have got complete report on Yasir. An Indian Doctor is treating him in Kazan Trauma Centre in Russia. Our Embassy officials will go and see Yasir in hospital tomorrow. We will bear all expenses on his treatment,” she had said in a tweet yesterday.