Bijbehara medical student dies in Bangladesh

SRINAGAR — A Kashmiri girl student from south Kashmir’s Anantnag district died in Bangladesh where she was pursuing MBBS. Her family has appealed to authorities to help get her body back home.

The girl, identified as Khushboo Manzoor daughter of Manzoor Ahmad of Katoo area of Bijbehara, was pursuing Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) at a medical college in Bangladesh.

Family sources confirmed that Khushboo fell off her hostel building of the college on Tuesday, following which she was in ICU, however, succumbed to her injuries today.

Meanwhile, the family appealed to the Ministry of External Affairs and LG administration to help them to bring the student’s body back for the last rites.

“The family was unable to reach Bangladesh as the family members do not have adequate documents to travel to Bangladesh,” a relative of the deceased told CNS.

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