39 Indians killed by Islamic State in Iraq's Mosul: List of names of 27 deceased identified so far

On Tuesday, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj told the Rajya Sabha that 39 Indians who had gone missing in 2014, had been killed by the Islamic State.

FP Staff March 20, 2018 13:04:24 IST
39 Indians killed by Islamic State in Iraq's Mosul: List of names of 27 deceased identified so far

On Tuesday, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj told the Rajya Sabha that 39 Indians who had gone missing in 2014, had been killed by the Islamic State.

She noted that their bodies had been spotted using deep penetration radar. The bodies were then exhumed from mass graves and their identities confirmed by DNA tests, she added.

Firstpost was able to access a list of 27 deceased who have been identified so far. Of these, 22 were from Punjab, three from Himachal Pradesh and two from Bihar.

The list provided by sources in the Ministry of External Affairs follows:

S No Name Father's Name City of Origin
1 Manjinder Singh Hardeep Singh Bhoewal (Amritsar)
2 Jatinder Singh Balkar Singh Sialka (Amritsar)
3 Harsimaranjit Singh Tarsem Singh Babowal (Amritsar)
4 Sonu Shira Chwinda Devi (Amritsar)
5 Gurcharan Singh Sardara Singh Jalal Usman (Amritsar)
6 Kawaljit Singh Harbhajan Singh Roopawali PO - Bholeke Batala (Gurdaspur)
7 Nishan Singh Gurmej Singh Sangoana, PO-Kamanpur, Teh-Ajanala (Amritsar)
8 Harish Kumar Satpal Singh Batala (Gurdaspur)
9 Gobinder Singh Baldinder Singh Murar, PO-Hamira (Kapurthala)
10 Malkit Singh Sukhdev Singh Tilianwala Batal (Gurdaspur)
11 Ranjit Singh Balwinder Singh Manawala, The-Ajnala (Amritsar)
12 Dharminder Kumar Raj Kumar Talwandi Jhira PO-Bhullar, Teh-Batala (Gurdaspur)
13 Balwant Rai Ronki Ram Dhadde (Jalandhar)
14 Kamaljit Singh Prem Singh Choni Kalan (Hoshiarpur)
15 Gurdeep Singh Mukhtar Singh Jaidpur (Hoshiarpur)
16 Kulwinder Jagdish Kumar Khanke (Bhogpur)
17 Roop Lal Gurdev Lal Bath Kalan, Nakoder
18 Surjit Mainka Hans Raj Churuwali (Jalandhar)
19 Dawinder Singh Kewal Singh Chak Desh Raj (Jalandhar)
20 Parvinder Kumar Jeet Ram Jagatpur
21 Pritpal Sharma Sadha Singh Dhuri
22 Rakesh Madan Lal Qadian
23 Aman Kumar Himachal Pradesh
24 Inderjit Himachal Pradesh
25 Sandeep Kumar Himachal Pradesh
26 Vidhya Bushan Tiwari Bihar
27 Santosh Kumar Bihar

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