March 20, 2018 15:53 IST

39 Indians kidnapped by IS in Iraq's Mosul are dead, says Sushma Swaraj in Rajya Sabha

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Thirty-nine Indians kidnapped by the Islamic State (IS) terror group in Iraq's Mosul in 2014 are dead, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Tuesday. Credit: IANS
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The minister confirmed the deaths in the Rajya Sabha and said the mortal remains will be brought back to India by Union Minister of State for External Affairs V.K. Singh. Credit: IANS