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Remains of Sri Lanka students from Azerbaijan to arrive today

ECONOMYNEXT – The remains of three students who died in Azerbaijan while studying at a university in the country will be brought back to Sri Lanka today.

They will be airlifted on a Qatar Airways flight at 0920 hours, the foreign ministry said.

“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,” a ministry statement said.

The three students died after a fire in their apartment. (Colombo/Jan15/2020)