Nepal Airlines Airlifts Nepali Students from War-Torn Israel
Nepal Airlines Corporation embarks on a humanitarian mission to rescue Nepali students from conflict-ridden Israel. A Nepal Airlines widebody A-330 aircraft, bearing the call sign ‘Ennine LVJet,’ departed for Israel in the early hours, signalling a lifeline for stranded Nepali students in a war-torn nation.
Departure for Israel:
In a significant effort to bring stranded Nepali citizens home, the widebody A-330 aircraft of Nepal Airlines Corporation, codenamed ‘Ennine LVJet,’ initiated its mission to Israel. The aircraft left Tribhuvan International Airport and embarked on a crucial humanitarian mission to provide safe passage for Nepali students caught in the midst of a conflict.
Notable Departure Details:
The spokesperson of Nepal Airlines Corporation, Ramesh Paudel, officially confirmed the aircraft’s departure to Israel, highlighting the urgency of this operation. This mission aimed to ensure the safe return of Nepali students from Israel, a nation grappling with conflict.
Transit from Dubai to Israel:
In a strategic move, the aircraft is set to transit from Dubai to Israel, providing a secure route for the students’ evacuation. Ministry spokesperson and Joint Secretary Seva Lamsal indicated that students who have established contact with the Nepali Embassy in Israel will be the first to be rescued.
Tragic Loss and Survival:
The grim situation in Israel was underscored by a tragic incident where ten Nepali students lost their lives during an attack by the Palestinian Islamist group ‘Hamas.’ The survivors managed to escape the attack by seeking refuge in bunkers, showcasing their resilience amid adversity.
A Plea for Evacuation:
Over 350 Nepali students submitted requests for evacuation from the conflict-ridden areas, underscoring the gravity of the situation. The Nepal Airlines mission represents a vital lifeline for these students, promising them a safe journey back home.
Immediate Rescue Operations:
Today, 254 students are scheduled to return to Nepal aboard the widebody aircraft, which has a capacity of 274 passengers. Ministry spokesperson Lamsal affirmed that the remaining students would be repatriated soon, emphasizing the challenges posed by the ongoing conflict, making it necessary to delay the return of deceased Nepali citizens.
The Journey Home:
As the Nepal Airlines mission continues, the aircraft will land at Tribhuvan International Airport today at 9:10 PM, marking the culmination of an essential operation aimed at reuniting Nepali students with their homeland and loved ones.
The Nepal Airlines Corporation’s mission to bring back Nepali students from war-torn Israel is a testament to the nation’s commitment to safeguarding its citizens in times of crisis. As the aircraft returns, it carries not only students but also hope, compassion, and the resilience of Nepali citizens. This mission exemplifies the importance of international cooperation and underscores the shared responsibility to ensure the safety and well-being of people affected by conflict.