10,000 Indians in Iraq, here's what India has been doing to help them
June 18, 2014  11:28
Here's what India has been doing to help its citizens stranded in Iraq.

The Indian Mission in Baghdad was stated to be touch with the Iraqi government and the UN Assistance Mission in Iraq (UNAMI) to ensure the safety of all Indians stranded in the violence-affected areas of that country.

The Indian Embassy has already set up a a 24-hour helpline to offer assistance to Indian nationals there.

Over 10,000 Indians are estimated to be currently living in Iraq. The government had on Sunday asked Indians residing in Iraq to consider leaving the country in view of the "precarious" security situation. In an advisory, the government had also asked people not to travel to Iraq.
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