A group of 60 engineers and rescuers control the rear of the IDF, part of which was caused by an urgent mobilization order («Order 8»), flew to Mexico to assist victims of the earthquake.
A significant part of the delegation (25 people) are engineers, whose task will be to identify the buildings that must be demolished and those that can be repaired.
The rest of the delegation will assist the victims and, if necessary, to deal with the rubble.
At this point Israel did not send to Mexico a field hospital in the absence of need.
Recall that an earthquake of magnitude of 7.1 occurred on Tuesday morning, September 19. The number of deaths to date has reached 230 people, of whom about 100 people in Mexico city, 71 in the state of Morelos, 43 in Pueblo, 12 in the state of Mexico, 4 in Guerrero and 1 in Oaxaca. Among the dead – 21 children and 4 adults who were in school named Enrique Rebsamen in Mexico city. In the city Attala in the state of Pueblo as a result of collapse killed a family (11 persons) that conducted the baptism ceremony of his daughter. The only survivor was the father of the girl, the priest and his assistant.
However, this number is not final, because a significant number of people, including several students of the school of Rebsamen, are still missing.
In the night of Thursday, September 21, six days after the earthquake, rescuers managed to extract from the rubble alive girl. In total, rescuers recovered from the rubble at least 52 people.
In Mexico the earthquake struck 38 buildings. Accurate information about the devastation in other cities for the current m
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