Thiruvananthapuram: A Kerala nurse and her son were killed in a shell attack on their residence in Libya’s Sabratha city.
The incident occurred on Friday night when the shell landed in their apartment complex. Sunu and her 18-month-old son were there, while her husband Vipin was outside.
According to reports reaching, the attack killed the two and a few others who resided in the same complex. Vipin and Sunu — the nurse couple, after their marriage in 2012, had left for Libya.
Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has said that all efforts are being taken to reach out to those stranded in Libya. “We need Central government’s help. We contacted MEA and are also trying to contact Indian Embassy in Libya. We will try to bring all those Indians who are stuck,” Chandy said.
The two were among several others who were killed in the attack.