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India says more than 40 Indian nurses stranded in Iraq are safe, will fly home Saturday
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Friday, July 4, 2014 7:44 AM EDT
An Indian official says dozens of Indian nurses who have been stranded in northern Iraq are safe and will be flown back to India on Saturday.
The 46 nurses had been stranded for more than a week in Tikrit, where militants from the leading Islamic militant group fighting in Iraq have taken over.
Chandy gave few other details.