"Sources there told VK Singh ji that the missing Indians are most probably in a jail in Badush where fighting is still going on, " Swaraj added. Singh left for Erbil in Iraq when Iraqi forces declared the liberation of Mosul from the clutches of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
"We were briefed, that Iraqi national security adviser had told General V.K. Singh about the possibility that the men are imprisoned in Badush", Ms. Kaur said.
The Indians are believed to have been abducted in Mosul in June, 2014 and their families had made frantic calls to the MEA when Mosul was liberated from the grip of IS by Iraqi forces.
She said that the Indians, who were abducted by the terrorist organisation ISIS might be somewhere lodged in the jails of Budush, northwest Mosul. However, they expressed disappointment after their meeting with Swaraj.
Notably, out 39 Indians missing in Iraq, a lot of them hail from Punjab. The city's eastern half was declared liberated in January, and the push for the city's western section, separated from the east by the Tigris River, began the following month.More news: Chancellor Philip Hammond 'says public sector workers overpaid'
When I asked about this, V K Singh said that the information relating to the church was not substantial.
"I announce from here the end and the failure and the collapse of the terrorist state of falsehood and terrorism which the terrorist ISIS announced from Mosul", Abadi said in a speech shown on state television.
" Hun sab rab de aasre hai (It is all in God's hands now). The government does not have any information whether they are safe or not", said Gurpinder, a resident of Bhoewal village in Amritsar district.
He predicted that the events which led to the failure of terrorists who are backed by the U.S. and the reactionary regimes in the region will also happen in Syria, Yemen and other countries which have come under attack.