Sushma confirms death of 39 Indians in Mosul, families seek answers

Sushma Swaraj Pti

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Minister of External Affair, Sushma Swaraj has confirmed the death of all the 39 Indians on Tuesday who went missing in war-torn Iraq in June 2014.

Out of 39 Indian nationals, 38 were reportedly missing earlier but identified through DNA tests however, 70 percent match of the last body has been established.

Twenty-seven of the victims hailed from Punjab, four from Himachal Pradesh, six from Bihar and two from West Bengal. The update was made in Parliament by Swaraj, unraveled a day of bizarre politicking in the face of the tragedy.

(With agency inputs)

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