Iraq crisis: Modi`s govt readies rescue plan

The Indian government has stepped up efforts to evacuate its nationals from violence-torn Iraq where 39 Indians were kidnapped and are being held captive. As per plans, the Air Force may use its planes to fly out Indian nationals stranded in Iraq to safer places nearby such as Kuwait or UAE from where commercial airliners would ferry them back to India.

Jul 01, 2014, 22:32 PM IST