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Nearly four years after 39 Indian workers went missing in Mosul city of Iraq, mortal remains of 38 reached the country on Monday as they have been ... of the Iraqi Council of Ministers, and international Red Cross helped them a lot in identifying the mortal remains with DNA test held in forensic labs in Iraq.

AMRITSAR, India: The bodies of 38 Indian construction workers kidnapped and murdered in Iraq by the Islamic State group returned home on Monday four years after their disappearance. Grieving families - who were told for years by government officials that their loved ones were still alive - waited at an ...
Indians kidnapped in Iraq: I was told not to speak about the death of other hostages, says survivor Harjit Masih ... The Bangladeshi workers asked me to change my name to “Ali” for safety and with their help, I was able to reach an Iraqi Army checkpoint in Erbil from where I was able to make contact with the ...
India has confirmed the deaths of 39 construction workers kidnapped by Islamic State militants (IS) in Iraq. Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj said the DNA of 38 workers matched with bodies found in a mass grave. Since the kidnapping in Mosul in 2014, the Indian government had always maintained that ...
New Delhi ( – The Indian minister of external affairs said on Tuesday that the 39 Indian workers who were kidnapped by Islamic State (IS) ... The abducted workers, mostly from northern India, had been employed by a construction company near Mosul when militants overran the Iraqi city and ...
For years Harjit Masih has been talking about what happened outside of the Iraqi city of Mosul, the Associated Press reported. He and 39 other Indian men — all construction workers working on the Mosul University campus — had been kidnapped by members of ISIS as the extremist group waged its ...
India says 39 of its citizens who were kidnapped by Islamic State in Iraq in 2014 have been confirmed dead after remains recovered from a mass grave outside ... India had maintained that at least some of the hostages could still be alive – contrary to the testimony of one survivor – and had said it would not ...
Relatives mourn Gurcharan Singh, one of the 38 Indian workers whose bodies Iraqi authorities found buried northwest of Mosul. (Prabhjot Gill / Associated Press). India said Tuesday that 39 of its citizens who were abducted by Islamic State militants had been found dead in northern Iraq, ending a four-year ...


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