Nurses to Fly Back to Kerala From Iraq Saturday: Chandy

All 46 women nurses set to be freed by Sunni insurgents in Iraq will fly back to Kerala Saturday morning, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy.

Published: 04th July 2014 02:35 PM  |   Last Updated: 04th July 2014 03:40 PM   |  A+A-

By IANS

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM : All 46 women nurses set to be freed by Sunni insurgents in Iraq will fly back to Kerala Saturday morning, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said Friday.



Chandy told IANS over telephone from New Delhi that an Air India flight will depart from the Indian capital Friday evening to Erbil, the capital of Kurdistan.

"There will be one official each from the Kerala and central governments on the plane," he said. "The nurses will board the flight at Erbil and the plane will reach Kochi at 7 a.m. tomorrow."

Chandy said earlier that the nurses, all from Kerala, were set to be freed by the insurgents who had Thursday taken them from Tikrit to Mosul.

 

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