Navjot Sidhu announces ex-gratia for kin of those who died in MosulApril 02, 2018 17:24
Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Monday announced an ex-gratia of Rs five lakh for the next kin of the 27 Indians belonging from Punjab, who was killed in Iraq's Mosul.
Apart from this, he assured job for a person from the family of victims and said that the pension of Rs 20, 000 which was currently being provided to the kin will continue.
Meanwhile, the mortal remains of 38 out of 39 Indians have reached Amritsar.
On March 20 External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in the Rajya Sabha informed the Parliament that 39 Indian nationals, who went missing in Mosul in 2014, were killed by the terror outfit Islamic State.