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Five Thai workers injured in rocket attack in northern Israel, three seriously 

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This picture taken from a position in southern Israel near the border with the Gaza Strip shows smoke billowing inside Gaza as troops gather at the border on March 4, 2024, amid continuing battles between Israel and the Palestinian militant group Hamas. (Photo by Menahem KAHANA / AFP)

Five Thai people in Israel were injured, three of them seriously, when they were hit by shrapnel from an anti-tank rocket fired from Lebanon into a kibbutz in the north of the country on Monday night.

The Thai Foreign Ministry said today that one non-Thai was killed the five Thais were injured in the incident. The injured were treated at two hospitals. One was discharged after receiving first aid, but four others remain in hospital.

Earlier, the Embassy quoted local media as reporting that seven Thais were wounded in the attack.

Officials from the Thai Embassy in Israel have visited the injured and has promised to update their relatives in Thailand on their condition.

Thai Embassy in Tel Aviv has also warned Thai nationals still working in high-risk places to move to safer areas and to seek help from the embassy if they want to leave Israel.

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