Sudan Violence: The Central Government on Sunday (May 16) said that all possible help would be provided to the family of the Indian national who lost his life in Khartoum, the capital of violence-hit Sudan. . Minister of State for External Affairs V. Muraleedharan said that all necessary assistance would be provided to the family of Albert Augustine, a resident of Kerala’s Kannur district, and steps are being taken to bring back his mortal remains.
An official statement said that the minister also spoke to the father of the deceased. The minister said that Augustine’s wife (Saibela) and daughter are safe. She was living with him in Sudan. He said the Indian Embassy in Sudan has been instructed to coordinate the further process.
Speaking to reporters by telephone from Khartoum in Sudan, Saibela said on Sunday (May 16), ‘The ambulance that came to collect the body of her husband Albert Augustine was not allowed to take his body because of the fighting in the area. was continuing.’
In the process of bringing Augustine’s mortal remains to India…
The relatives of Augustine in Kerala told the TV channel that he was injured by a bullet while talking to his son in Canada. He was inside his house when this tragic incident happened. ‘Dull Group Company’ in Augustine Sudan Used to work in Meanwhile, Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee chief K. Sudhakaran wrote a letter to External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, urging him to intervene immediately to expedite the process of bringing Augustine’s body to India. Escalating tensions between the military and paramilitary forces in Sudan have reportedly led to clashes in various areas of Khartoum.
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