By Our Special Correspondent
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IVC) In all 403 Indian students studying in foreign universities of various foreign countries died in a period of five years. Besides, 24,000 Indian students studying abroad were forced to return home without completing their studies abroad in a period of three years, the official sources said The latest case of death was the body of a Hyderabad native Sreyas Reddy was found on February 02 at Ohio in the USA, the sources said.
The reasons attributed by the official sources to the deaths were accidents, natural death, unhealthy condition of the students and murder etc.
The number of students studying abroad dead are : Canada (91), UK (48), Russia (40), Cypress(14) and Italy and Philippines each 10 students, the sources added that only 34 countries’ position announced. Canada was on top of the number of Indian students dead. The Union Government had rendered all possible assistance to bring back the students in trouble abroad safely to India, the sources said.