44 nurses evacuated from Libya arrive Kochi

Tuesday, Aug 5, 2014,17:35 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Providing a sight of relief, the first batch of 44 Keralite nurses, evacuated from strifetorn Libya, arrived here today morning from Dubai. According to official sources, they were brought by bus from Tunisia to Dubai and from where they were brought to their home land by Emirates flight, which landed at the airport in the early hours. Of the 58 nurses, working in various hospitals in Libya, who had reached Tunisia from Tripoli, 44 arrived here today, the sources said, adding rest of the nurses would arrive soon.