Embassy receives bodies of five Nepalis killed in Israel

File Photo People work to put out a fire engulfing a van, as rockets are launched from the Gaza Strip, in Ashkelon, southern Israel October 7, 2023. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Kathmandu: The Embassy of Nepal in Israel confirmed the reception of the bodies of five Nepali individuals who were tragically killed in last week’s attacks by the Hamas group at the Sebod Negev Agriculture Centre in Kibbutz-Alumim, Israel.

The attacks resulted in the loss of ten Nepali lives.

The Embassy identified the deceased as Narayan Prasad Neupane, Lokendra Singh Dhami, Ganesh Kumar Nepali, Dipesh Raj Bista, and Ashish Chaudhary.

Furthermore, the Embassy mentioned that the bodies of other Nepali victims will be received gradually, and efforts are underway to expedite their repatriation to Nepal.

Additionally, the Embassy informed about the ongoing intensified search for Bipin Joshi, who remains missing.