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39 Indians missing

Mortal remains of only 38 Indians to be brought from Iraq: VK Singh

On March 20, Sushma Swaraj informed the RS that all 39 Indians kidnapped by ISIS in Mosul three years ago were dead.

01 Apr 2018 9:40 AM

VK Singh to travel to Iraq on April 1 to bring back mortal of slain Indians

Sushma Swaraj informed the Rajya Sabha that all 39 Indians kidnapped by ISIS in Mosul were dead.

30 Mar 2018 12:24 PM

Missing Indians’ kin provide DNA samples, says Iraq

The families told reporters they had no idea why their DNA samples were collected and that the officials did not give them any reason either.

29 Oct 2017 1:22 AM

Kin of 39 Indians missing in Iraq asked to undergo DNA tests

In 2014, 39 Indian labourers, mostly from Punjab, were reportedly taken hostage by ISIS when it overran Iraq's Mosul.

21 Oct 2017 9:49 PM

Workers abroad suffer due to India’s apathy

Relatives of the missing workers have knocked at every door since June 2014 when they were last heard of but to no avail.

01 Aug 2017 12:01 AM


Declaring ISIS hostages dead without proof is sin, says Sushma Swaraj

India had requested Iraq to locate the missing Indians after Iraqi forces recaptured Mosul from ISIS this month.

27 Jul 2017 1:14 AM

Sushma to hold talks with Iraqi counterpart on 39 missing Indians

In talks, the two sides will take stock of bilateral relations and explore ways to enhance cooperation in areas of energy and trade.

23 Jul 2017 9:09 PM

Search ops on for 39 missing Indians abducted by ISIS: Iraq Embassy

The Government of India has already sent two high-level senior delegations to Iraq to follow up on this matter.

23 Jul 2017 4:05 PM

Search underway for 39 Indians missing in Mosul, Govt not lying: Amit Shah

Sushma along with MJ Akbar and MoS MEA Gen. (Retd.) VK Singh met families of 39 Indians who are missing in Iraq since 2014 on July 16.

22 Jul 2017 6:03 PM

39 Indians abducted by ISIS in Iraq likely in Badush jail: Sushma

Swaraj briefed family members of the abducted men, who are mostly from Punjab, about information gathered by VK Singh who was sent to Iraq.

16 Jul 2017 6:22 PM


39 missing Indians, kidnapped by ISIS, likely in Iraqi jail: Sushma

Union Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh travelled to Erbil, Iraq, on Monday to locate the 39 Indians.

16 Jul 2017 1:45 PM