New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday expressed grief over the death of Beau Biden, the eldest son of US Vice President Joseph Biden.

In his message, the prime minister said, “Saddened to learn about the passing away of Beau Biden at a young age. Apart from a deep loss to the family, a promising public career has been tragically cut short.”

“I extend my deepest condolences to the Biden family,” the prime minister said.

According to media reports, Beau Biden died of brain cancer on Saturday evening.