One Romanian national, who also had Israeli citizenship, was among the dead after the Hamas attack on Israel. He served in the Israel Defense Forces, according to the Romanian Foreign Office.
346 Romanian and foreign citizens were repatriated from Israel, on the night of Saturday to Sunday, with two flights operated by TAROM company – 189 first flight, respectively 157 with the second flight.
Romanian citizens who are on the territory of Israel can address the Romanian Embassy in Tel Aviv and can announce their presence in the region to the e-mail address [email protected] and to the permanent telephone number of the Romanian Embassy in Tel Aviv: +972 54 5643279, as well as that of the Consulate General in Haifa: +972 543 998 038.
Over the weekend, Palestinian militants with Hamas, the Islamic group that controls the Gaza Strip, mounted a stunning and highly coordinated invasion of Israel, rampaging through Israeli towns, killing people in their homes and on the streets, and taking hostages, says NY Times.
At least 700 people have reportedly been killed in Israel, ”a staggering toll on a scale the country has not experienced in decades”, according to ABC News, and more than 400 have been killed in Gaza.
Gaza’s Ministry of Health announced that 2,751 Palestinians were injured in Israeli attacks, while The Israeli Ministry of Health announced Monday morning that there were 2,382 injured, 22 of them in critical condition and 345 in serious condition.