61 Indians arrive from Iraq

About 36 of them hail from Andhra Pradesh while the rest are from Tamil Nadu

July 29, 2014 01:44 pm | Updated 01:46 pm IST - Chennai

Sixty-one Indian nationals hailing from Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh arrived here on Tuesday from Iraq following their evacuation from the strife-torn Gulf country. The returnees, who were employed with various companies in Iraq, landed in Chennai on an Air India flight via Mumbai and were received by senior state government officials at the Anna International terminal, airport officials said.

About 36 of them hail from Andhra Pradesh while the rest are from Tamil Nadu, officials said, adding that all of them have left on the onward journey to their homes.

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