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Kerala nurse stabbed in Abbasiya
February 22, 2017, 3:27 pm

An Indian nurse from Kottayam, in Kerala, was stabbed in Abbasiya and is undergoing treatment at Farwaniya Hospital. She had to go through surgery and her condition is presently stable.

Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, tweeting about the incident. “Our India’s embassy has taken up the matter at the highest level in Kuwait to ensure safety and security of Indian nationals there,” she said.

“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. Mrs. Shajikumar works at Al Jahra Hospital and was injured in an attempted robbery on her return home after her shift ended. 

Last week, an Indian nurse from Kerala was found murdered in Oman. Shebin Jeeva, 31, from Nedumkandam in Idukki district, was found dead in her flat near Dohar Club in Salalah. She was working in a dental clinic there.

Source: Gulf News

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