Keralite Nurse, Toddler Killed In Rocket Attack In Libya

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A nurse from Kerala and her one-and-half-year-old son have been killed in a rocket attack in violence-hit Zawiya city of Libya.

Sunu Sathyan and her son Pranav were killed in the rocket attack on their apartment block yesterday at around 4 PM in Zawiya city, 45 km from Libyan capital Tripoli, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said.

“On 25 March 2016, around 4 pm Mrs Sunu Sathyan an Indian nurse from Kerala and her son Pranav were killed when a rocket (hit) their apartment.”2016_3$img_2016321596-ll

“We have got in touch with her husband Vipin Kumar. There are 26 more Indians working in Zawiya hospital,” Swaraj said in a series of tweets.

Sonu and the toddler were sleeping in their house when it was rocked by the explosion, her father Sathyan Nair, hailing from Kondadu in Kottayam district, said.

The victim was working as a nurse in Zawiya Medical centre AZ Zawiya, Libya. Her husband Vipin, who is a male nurse in Libya, was away on duty. (Agencies)

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