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Efforts to release Indian hostages in Ethiopia failed.

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In Ethiopia, there is no settlement of the settlement of Indian hostages by the local employees of IL & FS group, offended by non-payment of salary. Despite paying a month’s salary on Monday, the company is not ready to release the hostages. Local employees are seeking payment of salaries of both the months of October and November from IL & FS Transportation Network Limited-ElsaMex.

The sources said that the company is in touch with the local authorities and Ethiopian police for safe release of Indians hosted in their camps. Along with this, IL & FS has made arrangements for the payment of salaries and money.

At least five Indian employees working in a road project in Ethiopia have been kept hostage for more than a week. ITNL and Elsamex have been mortgaged to pay their employees several months and not to pay salaries and other payments. Indian employees have also claimed not to pay salary since July, while some of the outstanding April is also.