BRUSSELS BOMBING

Missing Infosys employee confirmed dead

PTI3_23_2016_000242B (File) Infosys employee Raghvendra Ganesh | PTI
  • The Belgian authorities have identified Raghavendran as one of the victims of the barbaric terror attacks of March 22—External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Vikas Swarup

An Infosys employee from Bengaluru, who went missing from Brussels since the deadly bombings there on March 22, has been confirmed dead.

A week after the terror assault shook the Belgian capital, also the headquarters of the European Union, the Indian Embassy there and the Ministry of External Affairs on Monday confirmed the death of Raghavendran Ganesh.

"The Belgian authorities have identified Raghavendran as one of the victims of the barbaric terror attacks of March 22," External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Vikas Swarup said.

The Indian Embassy in Brussels said the mortal remains of Raghavendran are being handed over to his family for being taken to India.

"Mortal remains are in process of being handed to family of Raghavendran, to be taken to India from Amsterdam airport," the Embassy tweeted.

Ganesh had gone missing in Brussels since the terror family and friends," the Indian Embassy tweeted.

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had last week said the Indian Embassy was making all efforts to trace Ganesh.

Infosys had last week said it was coordinating with the Indian Embassy and local authorities to locate Ganesh and was in touch with his family.

At least 35 people were killed and over 300 injured in the attacks at Brussels Airport and Maelbeek metro station.

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