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Black Friday for Jains as family recalls last conversation with Tarishi

Nineteen-year-old Tarishi Jain, Who Was Killed In The Dhaka Terror Attack, Had Made A Terrified Call To Her Family In UP From A Toilet Of The Holey Artisan Bakery. Around 1.30 A.m. She Spoke To Her Family And Informed About The Hostage Crisis.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Pankaj Samantray | Updated on: 03 Jul 2016, 09:38:41 AM

New Delhi :

Nineteen-year-old Tarishi Jain, who was killed in the Dhaka terror attack, had made a terrified call to her family in UP from a toilet of the Holey Artisan Bakery. Around 1.30 a.m. she spoke to her family and informed about the hostage crisis.

The Jain family, based in Suhag Nagar area of Firozabad district, on Saturday recalled the last conversation and said Tarishi called at around 1.30 a.m. and informed that she had locked herself in the toilet with her two friends.  She also added the attackers open fired at people in café.

"It was around 1.30 a.m. when we got a call from Tarishi. She told us that gunmen were around and that she had locked herself in one of the toilets of the restaurant," her uncle Rakesh Mohan Jain informed.

He also added that they tried to connect with her but the call went unanswered. It was only answered at 6.30 a.m. but no one spoke from the other end.

Tarishi was a recipient of an internship with a Bangladesh bank through the Institute for South Asia Studies at her university in California.

Tarishi Jain was among the 20 killed by Islamic State terrorists in the siege late Friday night on the cafe in the Bangladeshi capital. 

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First Published : 03 Jul 2016, 09:32:00 AM

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