Dozens of of Indian workers fill Israel vacancies

DOZENS of Indian construction workers have arrived in Israel to fill jobs vacancies caused by the six-month Gaza war.

However, they are not taking advantage of the situation — they agreed to come before the outbreak of hostilities.

Indian external affairs ministry spokesman Randhir Jaiswal said: “For us their safety is very important, and we have urged the Israeli authorities to do their best to take care of their safety and well-being.”

Jaiswal said 18,000 Indians were currently employed in Israel, most of them carers.

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