Some 570 South Koreans are estimated to stay in Israel whereas about 230 had been there short-term, many travelling for pilgrimage, South Korea’s overseas ministry mentioned.
About 60 have moved to neighbouring Jordan, and one other 30 are anticipated to return house on Thursday, the ministry mentioned. No South Korean casualties had been reported within the violence.
Korean Air has cancelled flights to Tel Aviv and expects flights in future to be irregular.
In central Seoul, a whole bunch of individuals staged a rally to denounce Israel for what they referred to as oppression of Palestinians.
Holding indicators saying “STOP Israeli bombing of Gaza” and “Victory 4 Palestinian Resistance”, the protesters tried to march in the direction of the Israeli embassy however police blocked them.
Saleh Rantisi, a 26-year-old protester who mentioned he settled in South Korea as a refugee, mentioned the Hamas assault was not meant because the homicide of harmless individuals and Palestinians had the rights to withstand Israel.
“We’re not seeking to kill the individuals,” he mentioned.
The violence has sparked worldwide declarations of assist for Israel in addition to appeals for an finish to the preventing and safety of civilians.