1,200 Indians brought back from Israel: says MEA


NEW DELHI: Around 1200 Indian nationals, including 18 Nepali nationals, have been brought back from Israel under “Operation Ajay” and more flights will be planned as per the requirements, the Ministry of External Affairs informed on Thursday. Addressing a press briefing, MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said, “1,200 Indians have come back in five flights under operation Ajay, including 18 Nepali nationals…We are assessing the situation and as per the requirements we will plan further flights”. He refuted any reports of Indian casualty in Gaza and said that one national is injured in the attacks. “I thankfully have not received any report of any casualty…one Indian national had been injured and is receiving medical care and I understand her condition is now stable,” he said, adding that around four Indian nationals are in Gaza, while 12-13 nationals are in West Bank.