To stay or go? Indian nurses abroad weigh debts against danger

April 2, 2015 11:03 PM

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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM/NEW DELHI, April 3 (Reuters) - Hundreds of Indian nurses caught up in Yemen's civil war face a stark choice between returning home to financial ruin or taking a chance by staying on in more lucrative jobs that allow them to pay off their debts.

India is trying to get around 4,000 nationals, more than half of them nurses, out of Yemen, where Shi'ite Houthi fighters have swept into the southern port city of Aden despite an air campaign led by Saudi Arabia to check their advance.

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