Monday, 22 October, 2018

VK Singh flies to Mosul to bring back bodies of 39 Indians

Bodies of 39 Indians killed in Iraq likely to be flown home tomorrow Bodies of 38 Indians killed in Iraq to arrive Tuesday: Quick facts
Melody Ballard | 02 April, 2018, 11:20

He said, "I am leaving for Iraq, will be getting back mortal remains of the 39 Indians".

The Minister of State is in all likelihood expected to return with the mortal remains of Indians by late Monday night or Tuesday morning.

On returning, Singh will pass through to Amritsar and Patna to hand over the mortal remains to the respective families of the sufferers.

Singh, however said that mortal remains of only 38 Indians will be brought back to India, as a case remains pending.

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Indian Ambassador Pradeep Singh Rajpurohit said that the bodies had been taken to Baghdad International Airport and would be flown back on a military flight, arriving in India on Monday. This is the same aircraft that was used to evacuate Indians from war-torn Yemen in 2015.

Last month, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj had told Parliament that 40 Indians were abducted by ISIS from Mosul in Iraq in June 2014, but one of them escaped posing as a Muslim from Bangladesh. Families of some of these victims had met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj here on 26 March. Of the 38 confirmed dead, 27 were from Punjab, four from Himachal Pradesh, five from Bihar and two from West Bengal.

The group of Indian labourers, mostly from Punjab, was taken hostage by ISIS when it overran Iraq's second largest city Mosul in 2014.

DNA testing by Martyrs Foundation established the identity of 38 Indians while there has been 70 per cent matching of the DNA for the 39th person, she had said.

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