30 Dec. 1999
Kandahar, Afghanistan - IslamicStateof Afghanistan
Samon Barara (R), one of more than 150 hostages on board the hijacked Indian Airlines plane at Kandahar airport in southern Afghanistan December 30, returns to the plane after receiving medical treatment. Barara, from the Indian capital New Delhi, was freed by the hijackers for some two hours to go to a Kandahar hospital for a medical check-up and treatment. He later returned to the plane.