Here is a list of hostage like situations that Indians faced:

1. Kandahar: It was on 24th December 1999 when an Air India flight with 176 passengers was hijacked by Islamic militants. Harkat-ul-Mujahideen, a Pakistan-based Islamic extremist group, was accused of the hijacking.


2. Akshardham Attack: The militant attack on Akshardham temple left 33 people dead and 80 wounded. It took place on 24 September 2002 conducted by Murtuza Hafiz Yasin and Ashraf Ali Mohammed Farooq.


3. Nigeria militants: The Nigeria militants targeted Indian oil company employees and held them and their families captive for two weeks.



4. Taj Hotel: The infamous Mumbai attacks killed 168 people when a few Pakistani terrorists held people captive until they were gunned down by Indian security agencies.


5. Iraq: 39 Indians were held hostages in Iraq by ISIS militants until the Indian External Affairs Ministry intervened.The ISIS took away nearly 100 workers including Indians and Bangladeshis to an undisclosed location.

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