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Dhaka terror victim Tarishi Jain’s body cremated

trishiThe mortal remains of 19-year-old Tarishi Jain, who was killed along with 20 hostages in the attack on a cafe in Dhaka’s high security diplomatic zone on Friday, were consigned to flames at a crematorium in Gurgaon on Monday.

Tarishi Jain, who had come home from the U.S. for summer vacations, had gone out to Holey Artisan Bakery with two of her friends on Friday evening when the terrorists stormed it. On Saturday, she was among the first victims of the Dhaka’s siege to be identified. Her friends Abinta Kabir and Faraaz Hossain were also killed in the attack.

Her father, Sanjeev Jain, has been running a garment business in Dhaka for over a decade.

Earlier External Affairs Ministry spokesperson said that Tarishi’s family has conveyed to the Ministry that they would like to perform her last rites away from media glare.

The spokesperson requested media to respect the bereaved family’s wishes.

Tarishi, a student of University of California in Berkeley, where she studied Economics, was in Dhaka on vacation.

Her father is in garment business in Dhaka for over two decades. She had gone with two other friends to the Gulshan cafe where she was killed along her friends.

9 Italians, 7 Japanese, 1 Indian, 1 American among killed in Dhaka terror attack


Nine Italians, seven Japanese, an Indian and two students attending a U.S. university were among those killed when militants attacked Holey Artisan Bakery, an eatery popular with foreigners in the diplomatic zone in Dhaka.

The 20 hostages killed during a 10-hour siege on a bakery in the Bangladesh capital traveled there from opposite sides of the globe.

The Bangladesh ISPR said that Nine Italians, seven Japanese, two Bangladeshis, a Bangladeshi American and one Indian are among the dead. They included 11 males and nine females,

Their bodies have been kept at the CMH morgue, it added.

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The Italian foreign ministry website said the Italian citizens killed in the Dhaka attack were Adele Puglisi, Marco Tondat, Claudia Maria D’Antona, Nadia Benedetti, Vincenzo D’Allestro, Maria Rivoli, Cristian Rossi, Claudio Cappelli and Simona Monti.

World strongly condemns Dhaka terror attack

Nadia Benedetti, managing director of Studiotex, a buying house in Dhaka, went to have dinner with five clients from Italy and remained missing since Friday night, said Monohor Corraya, administrative officer of the company.

Japan has confirmed seven of its citizens were among the dead hostages.

Speaking at a press conference in Tokyo late yesterday night, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga confirmed that seven Japanese — five men, two women — were killed in Dhaka siege.

Thirteen hostages were rescued while six of the gunmen, who attacked the upscale eatery on Road 79 Friday night, were killed in the 50-minute army-led joint forces operation codenamed “Operation Thunderbolt”.

The seventh attacker was held in the operation beginning at 7:40am, officials said.

World leaders were quick to stand in solidarity with Bangladesh yesterday, as the nation reeled from the worst terror attack.

In a televised address to the nation, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina reiterated her vow to fight militancy and terrorism.

“We will turn Bangladesh into a peaceful state by rooting out terrorists,” she said.