KATHMANDU, Oct 17: The government has rescued 19 people who had applied online to return to Nepal following attacks on Israel by the group Hamas. The government rescued these 19 Nepalis from Israel with the help of an Indian aircraft.
Earlier, the Government of Nepal had brought back home 254 Nepalis from Israel by sending a plane of Nepal Airlines Corporation.
Foreign Minister NP Saud stated that 19 more Nepalis have been rescued from Israel's Tel Aviv by an Indian rescue plane. "19 Nepali citizens are en route to Kathmandu from Tel Aviv on an Indian rescue flight," he said.
According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 19 Nepali nationals will arrive from Tel Aviv at 9AM by SpiceJet Airline. Minister Saud also said that the Embassy in Delhi will arrange vehicles and send them to Nepal.
The Nepalis who were rescued from Israel by the embassy in New Delhi will be brought to Kailali through the Gaurifanta border crossing. From Kailali, the District Administration Office has made arrangements for their transportation to their respective homes.
They are expected to reach New Delhi by 6PM to 7PM on Tuesday.
The rescued Nepali citizens include Nanda Singh Bhul, Sujendra Khadka, Pratibha Rauniyar, Anuma Dangol, Heena Khan, Atis Gurung, Junu Gurung, Mausami Pakhrin, Pratima Timilsina, Rajkumar Manandhar, Sangeeta Dulal, Urmila Rawal, Mamata Thapa, Dilkumari Adhikari Karki, Nischal Shrestha, Samita Basnet, Ambika Subedi, Sarita Gurung and Urmila Shrestha.