Nepalis rescued from Israel arriving tonight

Kathmandu, Oct 12: A Nepal Airlines aircraft that left for Israel this morning will be back tonight with over 250 Nepalis, who sought to return home in the wake of Hamas attack there on Saturday.

Foreign Minister N P Saud will accompany them back.

The Nepali Embassy in Israel has been collecting, through an online registration system, the details of Nepalis willing to be rescued, safely relocated and repatriated to Nepal.

More than 350 Nepalis out of around 4,500 living there had registered with the embassy with 288 expressing their wish to come back.