16 Indians evacuated from Iraq

16 Indians evacuated from Iraq

16 Indians evacuated from Iraq

Sixteen Indians have been evacuated from Iraq, the government said Friday. Eight Indians were pulled out of Baiji and eight more from Anbar province in the violence-hit country, the external affairs ministry said here.

"Of the 120 Indians in affected areas, 16 have left (for India) so far," ministry spokesman Syed Akbaruddin told the media.