The Nepal Airlines aircraft carrying Nepali citizens rescued from Israel will land at the Tribhuvan International Airport at 1:30 am. The plane carrying 254 Nepali citizens has left Israel for Kathmandu.
The plane left Kathmandu for Israel at 3:30 this morning. Foreign Minister Narayan Prakash Saud has gone to receive those being rescued following an attack by Hamas group in Israel.
Earlier, on Saturday, 10 Nepali students were killed and some others injured in an attack by the Hamas group. The condition of one Nepali national is still unknown.
The Nepali Embassy in Israel collecting the details of Nepalis who want to return home.
So far, more than 350 Nepali citizens have registered themselves to return home from Israel. More than 288 people have provided their details to return home, said Sewa Lamsal, spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
According to the statistics of the Ministry, there are currently 265 Nepali students studying in Israel and about 4,500 working in various professions and sectors.
The 265 Nepali students went to Israeli government funded 'Learn and Earn' program.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has stated that the bodies of all the deceased will be brought to Nepal as soon as possible after the due procedures are completed.