An Indian man died and his wife sustained injuries after they were stabbed by an immigrant near Munich in Germany, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said Saturday.
“Indian couple Prashant and Smita Basarur were stabbed by an immigrant near Munich. Unfortunately, Prashant has expired. Smita is stable. We are facilitating the travel of Prashant’s brother to Germany. My heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family,” Swaraj tweeted.
The external affairs minister said she has asked Indian mission in Munich to take care of the couple’s two children.
Further details of the incident and the couple were not immediately known.
Meanwhile, asked by a Twitter user why she, the “most sensible” BJP leader, had added the ‘chowkidar’ prefix to her name on the microblogging site, Swaraj tweeted, “Because I am doing Chowkidari of Indian interests and Indian nationals abroad.”