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PM announces ₹10 lakh for kin of IS victims

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced an ex gratia payment of ₹10 lakh each to the next of kin of 39 Indians who were killed in Iraq, official sources said. The remains of 38 of them were brought back to the country on Monday and handed over to their relatives. Of the 39 killed by terror group Islamic State (IS), 27 hailed from Punjab, four from Himachal Pradesh, six from Bihar and two from West Bengal.

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