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Indian nurses reach Mosul, unharmed

Thiruvananthapuram/New Delhi (IANS): The 46 Indian nurses who were forcibly moved by suspected ISIS militants from Tikrit have reached the Iraqi city of Mosul and are unharmed, said a source Friday.

The nurses were taken in buses from Tikrit to Mosul by a team of the Sunni insurgents Thursday.

The nurses reached Mosul at around midnight India time.

“They are safe and have been kept in two rooms which has only one door,” a source close to the nurses told IANS.

The nurses were provided food and water by their escorts.

The militants have now adopted a “tough” attitude towards the nurses, the source added.

The Sunni militants were pleasant tempered towards the nurses Thursday but “are now displaying a tough attitude”, the source added.

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