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Indian Man Killed in Hezbollah Missile Attack: Israel “Deeply Shocked”


In a tragic incident that has sent shockwaves across international borders, an Indian man lost his life and two others were injured in a missile attack carried out by the Hezbollah group in Israel. The incident occurred in the northern village of Margaliot on Monday.

The Victims of Hezbollah Missile Attack

The deceased victim has been identified as Patnibin Maxwell, a resident of Kollam in the southern Indian state of Kerala. Alongside him, Bush Joseph George and Paul Melvin were also injured in the attack. All three hail from Kerala and their families are now grappling with the sudden loss and injuries.

The Hezbollah Missile Attack

An anti-tank missile, fired from Lebanon, struck an orchard near Israel’s northern border community of Margaliot. The impact was devastating, resulting in the loss of life and leaving two others wounded.

Israel’s Response

The Israeli government expressed profound grief and sorrow over the incident. In an official statement, Israel said it was “deeply shocked and saddened” by the death of the Indian national and the injuries sustained by the other victims. The Israeli embassy further assured that Israeli medical institutions were fully committed to providing the best possible care to the injured.

“Our prayers and thoughts naturally go to the families of the bereaved and those of the injured. Israeli Medical institutions are completely at the service of the injured who are being treated by our very best medical staff. Israel regards equally all nationals, Israeli or foreign, who are injured or killed due to terrorism. We will be there to support the families and offer them assistance,” the Israel embassy stated on Twitter.

Unity Amid Loss

Both India and Israel have faced the grim reality of civilian loss due to acts of violence and terrorism. In this tragic moment, the two nations stand united, hoping for a speedy recovery for the injured and solace for the family of the bereaved.

As investigations continue into the missile attack, the international community watches closely, emphasizing the need for peace and stability in the region.

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