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  • Libya, Kerala nurses

    One of the 44 Kerala nurses, evacuated from Libya, is greeted by a relative on her arrival at the airport in Kochi The nurses were brought to Dubai from Tunisia by a bus. In Dubai, they boarded a scheduled Emirates flight to Kochi at 3.30 am, airport officials here said.

  • Libya, Kerala nurses

    One of the 44 Kerala nurses, evacuated from Libya, on her arrival at the airport in Kochi The nurses were working in various hospitals in Libya. These 44 nurses are among the 58 who had reached Tunisia from Tripoli two days ago. Another batch of 43 nurses reached the Tunisian border yesterday.

  • Libya, Kerala nurses

    The batch of 44 Kerala nurses, evacuated from Libya, on their arrival at the airport in Kochi. Chief Minister Oommen Chandy had written to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on August 1, seeking the Centre's help in arranging a flight to facilitate the return of the nurses.

  • Libya, Kerala nurses

    Kerala nurses, evacuated from Libya, being received by relatives on their arrival at the airport in Kochi Fighting between rival militias in Tripoli over the past three weeks and clashes between Islamists and army in the eastern city of Benghazi have prompted several countries to evacuate their nationals and diplomatic staff. Last month, 46 nurses, who were held captive by ISIS militants in Iraq, returned home by a special Air India flight here bringing an end to their about month-long trauma.

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