Iraqi Red Crescent: armed groups kidnap 40 Indian workers in Mosul and take them to an unknown destination

IRCS announced that a group of armed kidnapping of 40 Indian workers who were working in Mosul.
The Assistant Secretary General of the Iraqi Red Crescent Society, Mohammad Alkhozai said “A group of armed men abducted 40 Indian workers who were working in Mosul and took them to an unknown destination. Noting that” but one of Indian workers managed to escape while the rest of the others are unaccounted for. ”
Alkhozai continued” The Iraqi Red Crescent is trying to help find those Indian workers and find out their fate. On the other hand IRCS teams enable to intered assistance convoy carrying food and fuel (cooking gas) to the towns of Sinjar and Amerli despite the difficult security and humanitarian situation in the two regions where the IRCS teams distributes more than 3,000 food Parcel and relief as well as the distribution of bottles of cooking gas for more 3,000 displaced families in those areas.
Alkhozai pointed out that number of people displaced from the city of Tal Afar, reached more than 4,000 fled to Sinjar, and the southern provinces (Najaf, Wasit, Diwaniyah and Maysan). The Iraqi Red Crescent Record displaced more than 450 000 people from the start of the Mosul crisis so far.

About Iraqi Red Crescent Society

An independent national humanitarian society that works to reduce the suffering and pain of people without discrimination during the peace and war , natural disasters and non-natural disasters , it is also considered one of the most activist societies in the international movement of Red Cross and Red Crescent. The work of the society depends on the principle of voluntary work which considered the base in IRCS work , that the voluntary service is embodied the fundamental principles of the Red Cross and Red Crescent international movement which considered volunteers the basic block in the society work , that the voluntary relief doesn’t work for any interest or seek for any profit .

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