The Indian government issued an advisory amid the Israel and Palestine war in multiple languages, including English, Hindi, Tamil, Marathi, Malayalam, Telugu, and Kannada. According to information available on the website of the Indian Embassy, around 18,000 Indian citizens are working as IT professionals, as caregivers for elders in Israel, and many others such as diamond traders, and students employed by Israelis.
Additionally, there are around 85,000 Jews of Indian origin in Israel, many of them were part of the major waves of immigration from India in the 1950s and 1960s.
Why has the Indian government issued an advisory to their Citizens amid conflict?
According to reports, the total death toll is constantly rising as the conflict is getting intense. As the multi-front attack on Israel by the Hamas terror group has intensified, the total death toll has exceeded 300 (Israeli) and this was confirmed by medical authorities in Israel
According to the Palestinian Health Minister, at least 232 people were killed in the Gaza Strip and 1,700 wounded in the retaliatory Israeli strikes.
Here is to be noted that above cited crisis began around 6:30 a.m. local time on Saturday when the Hamas Militants Group launched a barrage of rockets from Gaza and struck various cities in Israel, including Tel Aviv, Gedera, Rehovot, and Ashkelon. Subsequently, a group of Hamas militants infiltrated Israel and took control of certain areas.
Hamas militants infiltrated southern Israel through various means, including sea, land, and air, and launched over 5,000 rockets from Gaza into Israel, as reported by the Israeli military. It is reported to have captured several Israeli soldiers near the border by Hamas militants.