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* Remains of three Sri Lankan students died in Azerbaijan to arrive today
Wed, Jan 15, 2020, 10:11 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 15, Colombo: The remains of the three Sri Lankan students, who died while studying in Azerbaijan, is expected to arrive this morning.

The Foreign relations Ministry said the remains of the three students will be airlifted on a Qatar Airways flight that will arrive in Colombo Wednesday at 0920 hrs.

The Sri Lanka Missions in Doha and Tehran were in coordination with the Foreign Ministry in Colombo in expediting the repatriation of the remains of the three Sri Lankan students at state expense.

Malsha Sandeepani (23), Tharuki Amaya (21) from Bokundara, Piliyandala and Amodya Madhuhansi (24) from Pahala Bomiriya, Kaduwela died as a result of suffocation from smoke inhalation due to a fire in their apartment building in Baku on 9 January 2020.


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