Bodies of 3 more Nepali students killed in Israel brought to Kathmandu

Bodies of three more Nepali students killed in the attack by Hamas in Israel arrived in Nepal recently. Ten Nepali students were killed in the attack.

The bodies of Ananda Sah from Sapahi-6, Dhanusha; Rajesh Kumar Swornakar from Madhuwan-1, Sunsari; and Rajan Phulara from Pachnali-3, Doti were brought from Fly Dubai aircraft, said Joint Secretary at the Foreign Ministry, Shard Raj Aran.

The body of Phulara arrived on Friday afternoon, Swornakar’s on Friday night, and Sah’s this morning, he added.

According to the Foreign Ministry, ten Nepali students were killed in the attack by Hamas in Israel on October 7 and bodies of eight students have been brought so far.

The lifeless bodies of Sah and Swonakar would be transported to their respective districts by the Nepali Army chopper today itself, shared Aran.

The Nepali students had gone to Israel from Sudurpaschim University under the ‘Learn and Earn’ program launched by the Israeli government in the agriculture sector. The bodies of Padam Thapa from Lamikhal-8, Doti, and Prabesh Bhandari from Sarada-3, Salyan are yet to be brought.

Another Nepali student Bipin Joshi from Bhimdutta-3, Kanchanpur is still out of contact. After the attack by Hamas in Israel, a team comprising Foreign Minister Narayan Prakash Saud rescued 254 students from Israel and brought them home.


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