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Families of abducted Indian sailors meet PM
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New Delhi, Mar 10 (PTI) Family members of several Indian sailors, held hostage by Somali pirates, today met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and pleaded with the government to take immediate steps for early release of those abducted.

Sharing their anguish, the Prime Minister assured them that the government would do whatever is feasible for the safe return of the sailors, sources said.

The Prime Minister told the members that the Indian government was working with various other governments for the purpose, they said.

The members earlier met Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar who assured them that she would talk to the Prime Minister on their demand.

External Affairs Minister S M Krishna told Parliament earlier in the day that the government would everything possible to get the sailors released but cautioned against emotive response as it could danger their lives.

Families of abducted Indian sailors meet PM

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