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Air India Flight From Iraq Reaches Mumbai
New Indian Express ^ | 5th July 2014 08:17 AM

Posted on 07/04/2014 8:59:33 PM PDT by Citizen Zed

KOCHI: The special Air India flight carrying 46 Indian nurses set free by Sunni militants ISIS in strife-torn Iraq and 137 others would first landed in Mumbai

The ordeal of the nurses, who were working at a hospital in Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit, began when a swift ISIS (Islamic State for Iraq and Syria) offensive was launched on June 9.

The nurses were moved out on Thursday against their will and detained in the militant-held city of Mosul, 250 km from Tikrit. The Erbil International airport is about 80 km from Mosul.

According to information provided by Air India from Erbil, 46 nurses will get down at Kochi and around 100 other passengers are bound for Hyderabad, the spokesperson said. Airport sources had yesterday said the special flight Boeing 777 from Erbil was expected to reach the city around 6.40 am.

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1 posted on 07/04/2014 8:59:33 PM PDT by Citizen Zed
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The article is totally confusing and leaves out many facts.

The way it is worded it makes it sound as if the Nurses were FREED by ISIS. LOL

2 posted on 07/04/2014 10:07:36 PM PDT by ConservativeMan55 (In America, we don't do pin pricks. But sometimes we elect them.)
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