Salija Joseph, an Indian nurse caught up in fighting in Iraq, holds her child after arriving at the airport in the southern Indian city of Kochi


Merina Jose (C), an Indian nurse caught up in fighting in Iraq, holds her daughter after arriving at the airport in the southern Indian city of Kochi


Sherin (C), an Indian nurse caught up in fighting in Iraq, hugs her sister after arriving at the airport in the southern Indian city of Kochi


An Indian nurse (L), one of a group of nurses caught up in fighting in Iraq, holds flowers upon her arrival at the airport in the southern Indian city of Kochi