KATHMANDU / Minister for Foreign Affairs Narayan Prakash Saud and Ambassador of Israel to Nepal, Hanan Goder, have paid tribute to the Nepali students killed in Hamas militant group’s attack on October 7 in Gaza, Israel.
Minister Saud and Ambassador Goder reached the Tribhuvan International Airport and paid their last respects before the bodies of the slain students that were brought to Nepal from Israel today.
Ten Nepali students were killed when the Hamas militant group mounted an attack in Gaza, Israel on October 7.
Among the bodies brought this morning include those of Lokendra Singh Dhami and Dipesh Raj Bista of Darchula. Before this, the mortal remains of Narayan Prasad Neupane of Kailali were brought last night. The body of Ashish Chaudhary of Kailali arrived at 1 pm today, said Keshav Saud, the press coordinator of Foreign Affairs Minister Narayan Prakash Saud.
It is said the identification of bodies of remaining six Nepali students and completing the due legal process is ongoing.
According to the Minister’s Press Coordinator, preparations are being made to transport the three bodies brought today to Dhangadhi of Kailali by a helicopter belonging to Nepali Army. The bodies would be taken to the homes of the deceased students from Dhangadhi airport, it is said.