Saturday, July 5, 2014
Indian Nurses Freed By Militants Reached Mumbai From Iraq
The special Air India plane carrying 46 nurses who were freed by militants in Iraq on Friday has landed in Mumbai. after refueling, the aircraft that is also bringing 100 other Indians who were trapped in war-torn Iraq, will head to Kochi. The nurses were taken captive by Sunni insurgents group ISIS. The nurses had been living in a hospital in Tikrit, the birth place of former president Saddam Hussain, which has seen fierce fighting this week as Iraqi troops battle to regain the control of the city from the Sunni insurgent group ISIS or the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant. One of the nurses Marina Jose told NDTV at Erbil that militants behaved well with them, "we are very happy" she said.