IDF to set up field hospital to treat Turks wounded in earthquake
Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian is The Times of Israel's military correspondent.
The Israel Defense Forces says a delegation of medical and logistics corps troops will depart for Turkey early tomorrow morning to establish a field hospital to treat victims of the earthquake.
Preparations are already underway, and the delegation will comprise of some 230 people, including military doctors, nurses, and Health Ministry paramedics, the IDF says.
“The delegation will establish a field hospital and focus on providing medical treatment using advanced equipment brought in from Israel,” the IDF says.
Additionally, the IDF says the delegation will assist Home Front Command search and rescue teams operating in the area.