After the Hamas attack on Israel, on Saturday, the airline company Air India has canceled flights from New Delhi to Tel Aviv and from Tel Aviv to New Delhi.
Cancel Flights: After the Hamas attack on Israel, on Saturday, the airline company Air India has canceled flights from New Delhi to Tel Aviv and from Tel Aviv to New Delhi. According to the airline company, this decision has been taken keeping in mind the safety of passengers and crew members. Air India spokesperson said, “Air India flight from Delhi to Tel Aviv on 07 October 2023 and return flight AI140 from Tel Aviv to Delhi has been canceled in the interest and safety of our guests and crew.” “Passengers are being provided all assistance as per their requirements,” the airline said.
Before this, the Indian Embassy has also issued an advisory. The advisory issued by the Indian Embassy said, “ “In view of the current situation in Israel, all Indian nationals present in Israel are requested to remain alert and follow safety rules as advised by the local authorities. Please exercise caution, avoid unnecessary movement and stay close to safe places.” The advisory has been issued in English, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada languages.
According to details on the embassy website, there are around 18,000 Indian nationals in Israel, who mainly include people employed to look after Israeli elders, diamond traders, IT professionals and students. There are also about 85,000 Jews of Indian origin in Israel who migrated to Israel from India in the fifties and sixties.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed deep sorrow over the terrorist attacks in Israel and expressed solidarity with Israel in this difficult time and expressed condolences to the innocent victims and their families. Prime Minister Modi posted on Twitter, “Deeply shocked by the news of terrorist attacks in Israel. Our thoughts and prayers are with the innocent victims and their families. We stand in solidarity with Israel during this difficult time.”
Deeply shocked by the news of terrorist attacks in Israel. Our thoughts and prayers are with the innocent victims and their families. We stand in solidarity with Israel at this difficult hour.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 7, 2023
200 people have died in the attack by terrorist organization Hamas on Israel while hundreds have been injured. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has declared “war”, saying his country will exact an “unprecedented price” from the enemy. This war has spread to East Jerusalem. Terrorists infiltrated into Israel and fired more than 1,000 rockets from Gaza towards Israeli territory.