Two Indian girl students from Maharashtra killed in Russia fire

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New Delhi, Feb 16: Two Indian girl students were killed and some others injured in a fire broke out at a medical university in Russia, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said.

Two Indian girls from Maharashtra one form Pune and another from Navi Mumbai died when fire broke out at dormitories in Smolensk State Medical Academy in Russia on Sunday morning.

Two Indians died in Russia fire

Both the victims identified as Poja Kallur (22) and Karishma Bhosale (20)-were in their sleep when fire erupted. They were in their fourth year of studying medicine in Smolensk.

"Their mortal remains will reach Moscow tomorrow. We will fly their mortal remains to Mumbai. Our heartfelt condolences," tweeted Sushma Swaraj.

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