Yemeni's pack their belongings onto a vehicle as they flee from the southern Yemeni city of Aden on March 30, 2015 while Arab coalition warplanes continue to carry out air strikes against Shiite Houthi rebels. AFP PHOTO / SALEH AL-OBEIDI
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More than half of the 4,000 Indian nationals caught up in the conflict in Yemen are nurses, the foreign ministry said Monday, the latest security scare for medical staff working in the Middle East after dozens were kidnapped in Iraq last year.Sajeesh Mathew's wife, 29-year-old nurse Asha, has worked for three years at the Al-Naqib Hospital in the port city of Aden, scene of heavy fighting Monday.Although no Indian casualties have been reported, the nurses' predicament in Yemen recalls the ordeal suffered by 46 Indian nurses kidnapped from a hospital in Iraq last year as ISIS militants advanced on Tikrit.Indians returning from Yemen said the situation, especially in Aden, was grave.Most of the hospital's 240 Indian staff were waiting for a flight to leave.
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