Indians Missing In Iraq Since 2014 Declared Dead, Confirms Sushma Swaraj

Clay Curtis
March 20, 2018

Union Minister for External Affairs told parliament today that 39 Indians Who Were Kidnapped By ISIS In Iraq's Mosul Have been killed. "It is a parliamentary procedure to first inform the house, so it was my duty", she added. The relatives of the 39 Indians had undergone to DNA test past year. We are with their families in this painful and sad time. A resident of Mehta village, she said her brother Manjinder Singh had gone to Iraq for employment.

Defending herself against a barrage of criticism, the minister said she had kept her word that she would declare them dead if she gets conclusive proof.

"They should apologise to the nation and family members of the dead, majority who hailed from Punjab", Aman Arora, AAP MLA and senior leader, told The Hindu.

"We recovered ID cards, long hair, kada and some non-Iraqi footwear", Swaraj said. Such a barbaric terror organization.there were mass graves.

When the area was excavated, Indian officials found many identification marks such as non-Iraqi shoes and Sikh religious bangles.

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"Some kin of the victims have questioned as to why they were not told about the deaths before the parliament. When the government could save nurses from Kerala why it completely failed in saving other Indians", he asked.

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Some relatives, however, criticised the government. "We were always told us that they (39 Indians) were alive", Kaur told ANI, adding that "we don't demand anything from the government". "I do not want to say anything about it", the former army chief said. I don't know what to believe.

Indian nationals were kidnapped by ISIS terrorists in 2014 when the city was captured by the brutal terrorist organisation. "Prayers with all of them".

State Congress leader and Rajya Sabha member Partap Singh Bajwa said he was saddened by the news.

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