Who is attacking Indian students in America, Indian student found dead in Purdue University, Indiana

By Pooja Bhardwaj February 7, 2024 2:06 PM IST

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Deceased Sameer Kamath

Indian Student Death in America: Incidents of attacks on Indian students are happening continuously in America. The news of the deadly attack on an Indian student in Chicago by assailants was in the headlines and news of an attack on an Indian student also came from Indiana. A 23-year-old Indian student was found dead at Purdue University in Indiana. It is noteworthy that this was the fifth such case in America this year and the second in the university. The student was identified as Sameer Kamath.

According to mechanical engineering major Eckhard Groll, Kamath was from Massachusetts and received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and came to Purdue in the summer of 2021. He graduated from the department with a master’s degree in mechanical engineering in August. According to his LinkedIn profile, the 23-year-old Indian student was scheduled to graduate from the doctoral program in 2025.

Last month also an Indian student was found dead in the same university.

Even before this, a student studying in the same university was also found dead last month. Neel Acharya, an Indian student studying at Purdue University in Indiana in the United States, was found dead after being reported missing. Officers were called around 11:30 a.m. The Tippecanoe County Coroner’s Office said a “college-aged male” was found dead on Purdue’s campus. This happened when another Indian student named Vivek Saini was brutally murdered with a hammer while being a homeless drug addict inside a store in Lithonia, Georgia.

Victim’s wife appeals to Jaishankar for help

It is noteworthy that in the latest incident on Tuesday, an Indian student was fatally attacked in Chicago, America. The victim is an Indian student from Hyderabad, named Syed Mazahir. In this regard, the Indian Consulate has assured Ali and his family of all possible help. The Indian Consulate in Chicago has said that it is in touch with the wife of the victim Syed Mazahir. The Indian Embassy posted in this regard on ‘ Are in contact with. We have assured all possible help. Syed Mazahir Ali’s wife has appealed to Indian Foreign Minister S Jaishankar for help in this matter.

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