The External Affairs Ministry spokesperson has announced that the Indians abducted in Mosul, Iraq are completely safe. “We have information from those who are in touch with the abducted Indians that they remain in custody and unharmed as of Tuesday evening despite turmoil”, revealed the spokesperson.
The workers from India had been deputed to work for a Turkish construction company in Mosul. They were abducted by Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, ISIS militants in mid-June.
Yesterday, the Spokesperson had said that the government was monitoring the “evolution” in political and security situation in war-torn Iraq.
“In Iraq, what is currently underway is that we need to monitor the multiple directions in which there is evolution in Iraq, in the political and security situation. At this stage, we are in a mode of monitoring it and assessing what its impact will be for us, our interests as well as safety of Indian nationals there,” the Spokesperson said.
46 nurses from India, who were stranded in Tikrit were set free by ISIS last month.