IDUKKI: A girl from Idukki district of Kerala, who was working as a caretaker in Israel died in a mortar shell assault by Hamas on Tuesday. Soumya,30, a local of Kanjiramthanam close to Adimali was working as a caretaker at a home at Ashkelon in Israel — that borders the Gaza strip.
In response to sources, two girls together with Soumya had been killed whereas many had been injured within the assault that occurred at 5.30 pm.
Soumya’s sister in regulation Sherly Benny, who additionally works in Israel confirmed the information. “The incident occurred at round three pm native time. After listening to about it, I rushed to the home the place Soumya labored. The mortar shell landed on the home and the whole constructing was fully destroyed. Each Soumya and the aged girl whom she was attending died within the assault, ” she mentioned.
Soumya had been working in Israel for the previous 7 years and had visited her household final in 2017. “She had contacted us at round 5 pm. Later we bought data that she was killed in a mortar assault by Hamas. We’ve got contacted the embassy with the assistance of Dean Kuriakose MP and preparations are being made to deliver the physique house,” mentioned Saji, brother of Soumya’s husband Santhosh.
Santhosh is a farmer and the couple has a son. Soumya’s dad and mom Satheesh and Savitri are ex-ward members of Kanjikuzhy panchayat in Idukki.