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MUMBAI: Wednesday saw the seven Indian sailors recently freed from the captivity of Somali pirates being counselled by psychiatrist Dr Harish Shetty and his assistant Dr Samrine. The doctors advised them to look forward in life.
After four years of sleeping in jungles and drinking contaminated harvested rainwater, the seafarers on Monday reunited with their families and spent time with them at a hotel. Joint director general of shipping Deepak Shetty said the sailors were counselled with and without family members. “Incrementally, formal de-briefing sessions with these seafarers, individually and collectively, are also proposed to be organized. They are scheduled to return to their respective destinations later this week,” said Shetty.
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