Indian family freeze to death along Canada-US border
In a horrifying incident, an Indian family of four members including an infant killed due to exposure to the severe cold near Canada and US border while trying to enter into the USA. Sources said that they were located within 9 to 12 metres from the border.
External Affairs Minister of India Jayashankar tweeted as "Shocked by the report that 4 Indian nationals, including an infant have lost their lives at the Canada-US border. Have asked our Ambassadors in the US and Canada to urgently respond to the situation." An investigation is going regarding the incident.
Ambassador of India to US Taranjit Singh Sandhu tweeted as "An unfortunate and tragic incident. We are in touch with US authorities on their ongoing investigation. A consular team from @IndiainChicago
is travelling today to Minnesota to coordinate and provide any assistance required."