Infosys Employee Among Those Dead In Brussels Bombings

The Infosys employee who’d been missing since the blasts in Brussels last Tuesday has died. This news was confirmed by the Indian ambassador to Belgium today. His body was been found in a metro train where one of the bombs went off.

“Belgian authorities informed the Indian embassy that Raghavendran Ganeshan was identified among dead today. The body is on its way back to India via Amsterdam. Sincere condolences to the family,” Indian Ambassador to Belgium Manjeev Singh Puri said.

Raghuvendran Ganesan had been working in Brussels for four years on a project. He had visited India last month when his wife had a baby, his mother told reporters last week.

The Indian external affairs ministry had been trying to locate Ganesan over the last week. External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj had tweeted his picture in the hope that someone would identify him. She had also talked to his mother who had informed her that he’d called home an hour before the blasts.

Over 35 people were killed in the Brussels bombings which had seen blasts in it’s airport and a major metro station.