Two Saudi MEDEVAC planes sent to transfer Gaza casualties

December 29, 2008


Two Medevac (Medical Evacuation) planes have left Riyadh Air Base bound for Al-Arish Airport in Egypt, where they will pick up injured Palestinians and transport them to Saudi hospitals.

 

Minister of Health Dr. Hamad Al-Mane said that the two planes are carrying medical personnel on-board, including Saudi Red Crescent Society (SRCS) members, and are fitted with the latest equipment to treat patients requiring intensive medical care during the trip.