A memorial service was held in Israel in honour of Soumya Santhosh, the caregiver from Idukki who was killed in a rocket attack at Ashkelon in Israel on May 11.
Al-Hayeh is a senior figure in the Hamas political leadership in Gaza.
Later on Friday evening, health officials said a ninth Palestinian was killed in Salem and a tenth died after being shot by live bullets in the head in Asira al-Qibliya, near the city of Nablus.
An Israeli flight carrying the body took off from the country at 8.30 pm on Friday and is expected to reach Delhi airport by 4 am on Saturday.
Conflicts that erupted between Israel and Palestine in which a Malayali woman was killed have created a political polarisation in the state.
It was around 5.30pm on Tuesday and young Adone was chatting with his mother Soumya over phone when there was a huge sound, screams and the video call got disconnected.
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India had last month joined 127 other countries to vote in the United Nations General Assembly in favour of a resolution opposing the decision of Trump to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.