Tanzania’s embassy in Israel is trying to trace the whereabouts of two Tanzanian students said to be missing in the region of Israel which was hit by the Hamas attack at the weekend.
Ambassador Alex Kallua told BBC that his mission has been been in contact with approximately 350 Tanzanians around the country, most of them students.
“We understand that there are two students missing in south Israel where the situation is not ok. The two were on their internship pursuing agri-business studies,” he said.
“We believe the two are fine and hope to get them safe. The embassy is also closely monitoring the situation to have everyone safe,” he added
There are around 350 Tanzanians living in Israel including around 260 students pursuing agricultural programmes, according to the embassy.