Israel has decided to confer honorary citizenship on Soumya Santhosh, the Indian nurse killed in a Hamas terror strike in Israel. Rony Yedidia, the DCM at the Embassy of Israel in New Delhi said, “Israeli people believe that she is an honorary citizen, they see her as one of their own”. She also added that her family will be receiving compensation from the national insurance institute of Israel and her 9 years old will be taken care of.
Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin does what the Kerala government couldn’t; Assures full support to Soumya Santhosh’s family
In a move that shows Israel’s deep-rooted friendship for India and its high esteem for Indian citizens, Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin dialled the family members of Soumya Santhosh who was killed at Ashkelon in Hamas rocket attack. The Israeli President started his conversation by sharing a condolence message and assured full support to Soumya’s family.
Soumya’s husband Santosh shared his wish to the President of visiting the place where Soumya was killed. The President agreed to his request and replied that Israel will do all the arrangements for his visit. Israeli President also assured that he would personally meet Soumya’s family members once they come to Israel.
Israel’s consulate general Jonathan Zadka while sharing his condolence message had called Soumya an ‘Angel to the Israeli people’.
Palestinian Terrorists’ Air Attack on Israel Kills Indian Nurse Soumya Santhosh
Palestinian Terrorists’ air attack on Israel Tuesday night killed Indian nurse Soumya Santhosh.
She was 31.
Soumya hailed from Idukki in Kerala. She was a nurse in Israel for 10 years.
She is survived by her 9-year-old son and husband in Kerala.
Soumya was on the phone with her husband when the rocket fired by Hamas in Gaza hit the building in Ashkelon. The old lady, Soumya was looking after, also died.