Sushma Swaraj confirms missing 39 Indians in Iraq are ‘no more’

In a heart rending revelation, the External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj confirmed to the nation as she spoke in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday that 39 Indians missing in Iraq have been killed by the Islamic State.

The Indians mostly from Punjab, had been missing since quite sometime and the issue especially found resonance in Punjab politics.

Though Sushma Swaraj had earlier said that she would not confirm the death of these missing Indian till the time she receives a final evidence of the same, she did say today that the fact unfortunate as it is has now been confirmed.

The Rajya Sabha mourned the death of these missing Indians.

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