"An Air India flight from Erbil in Kurdistan will ferry the nurses to Kochi Saturday morning."
Thiruvananthapuram, July 4 - Roots-Norka, the state agency for the Kerala diaspora, will transfer the 46 nurses returning from Iraq Saturday from the Cochin airport to their homes, the government said Friday.

The nurses was freed Friday afternoon by Sunni insurgents and handed over to Indian diplomats on the Iraq-Kurdistan border.

An Air India flight from Erbil in Kurdistan will ferry the nurses to Kochi Saturday morning.

P. Sudip, the Roots-Norka chief executive, told IANS: A dozen Innova vehicles have been hired to drop these nurses at their homes in the state. There is one nurse who is from Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu. We have booked a ticket for her on a train.


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