Nepal expresses ‘deep gratitude’ to Israel as emergency teams prepare to return home

Israel packed up its field hospital in the Nepali capital, Kathmandu, on Sunday, which was set up to treat emergency cases from the deadly April 25 earthquake.

The 60-bed field hospital was set up in the Nepali army’s cantonment compound following the earthquake that killed over 7,900 people and injured more than 16,000. The hospital treated over 1,000 patients during its 10 days of operation.

During the period it became the preferred hospital for some of the injured to come for treatment and some pregnant mothers came to deliver their babies.


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