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Woman from Kottayam stabbed in Kuwait, undergoes surgery

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017,11:28 IST By anju A A A

New Delhi | A woman hailing from Kerala has been stabbed in Kuwait and the Indian Mission there has taken up the incident with authorities at the “highest level”, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said.

Gopika Shajikumar is currently undergoing treatment at the Farwaniya hospital in Kuwait city.

“I was informed about the stabbing of Mrs. Gopika Shajikumar an Indian national from Kottayam. I asked for an immediate report and we have complete details of the unfortunate incident,” Swaraj tweeted.

She said Gopika has undergone surgery at the Farwaniya hospital.

“Our Embassy has taken up the matter at the highest level in Kuwait to ensure safety and security of Indian nationals there,” said Swaraj.

She also wished Gopika a speedy recovery.