Eighty-seven nurses from Kerala working in Libya are all set to return home in the coming days, says an official here, adding that the remaining 600 nurses have not expressed desire to return at the moment.
Even as the 46 Indian nurses from Iraq reached Kochi, Kerala, families in Punjab are still praying for the safe return of their sons, who were abducted by militants in Iraq. At least 40 Indian construction workers are in the custody of ISIS militants in Mosul.
Around 40 Indians working on a construction project near oil-rich Iraqi city of Mosul have gone missing. While reports claimed that they were abducted by suspected ISIS insurgents, the Ministry of External Affairs in Delhi says that they are `uncontactable`.
After Aam Aap Party leader Kumar Vishwas` comment on Malayali nurses, whom he addressed as `kaali peeli` sisters at a function in 2008, people joined by nurses protested outside the Kerala Bhawan in Delhi.