People offered prayers for the abducted Indians in Iraq at the Golden Temple on Tuesday.
A woman breaks down during prayers held at Baba Budha Ji Sahib Gurdwara for safe return of their loved ones abducted in Iraq, at Kathunangal in Amritsar on Tuesday. Sameer Sehgal/HT
Yesterday, the ministry of external affairs said that Indian nationals in Iraq were safe and unharmed, and added that the ministry is in contact with the 46 nurses stuck in Tikrit.
The MEA also said that the ministry received 120 requests in Baghdad and 300 in its control room in New Delhi for assistance of various types.