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Kerala nurses reunite with family in Kochi

Kerala nurses reunite with family in Kochi
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Air India plane carrying 46 Indian nurses who were freed by militants in Iraq on Friday evening landed in Kochi at 11:57 am today.

Kochi: The special Air India plane carrying 46 Indian nurses who were freed by militants in Iraq on Friday evening landed in Kochi at 11:57 am today. Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and anxious families of the nurses received them at the airport.

The plane has also brought back over 100 other Indians who were trapped in the war-torn country. Earlier this morning, the flight stopped in Mumbai briefly for refueling.
Special Air India flight with 183 Indians, including 46 nurses, set free from Iraq, are seen arriving at Kochi airport. (Photo credit: Doordarshan News)
Indian nurses who were trapped in territory captured by Islamic militants wait for the plane to begin their journey home at Erbil International Airport, Iraq. (AP Photo)
Indian nurses who were trapped in territory captured by Islamic militants wait for the plane to begin their journey home at Erbil International Airport, Iraq. (AP Photo)
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