One Indian nurse, not 4 killed in Yemen attack: MEA

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New Delhi, Mar 5: The External Affairs Ministry late on Friday night said only one Indian nurse was killed and not four in a terrorist attack in strife-torn Yemen's Aden city.

Earlier, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj tweeted that four Indian nurses were killed in the attack on Friday as she asked all Indians living in "danger zones" to return home.

Also read: Sushma Swaraj appeals to all Indians living in danger zones to return

One Indian nurse killed in Yemen: MEA

She also said the nurses stayed back in Yemen, ignoring advisories by the government.

"Of the four nurses killed in Yemen, only one is Indian named Cecilia Minz," External Affairs Ministry Ministry Spokesperson Vikas Swarup said.

Sixteen people were killed in Aden when a group of terrorists stormed an elderly care home run by a Kolkata-based Missionaries of Charity and sprayed bullets at the residents.

PTI

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