IDF Medical Team to Depart for Bulgaria

The IDF Chief of the General Staff, Lieutenant General Benny Gantz, has ordered the Home Front Command, the Israel Air Force and the Medical Corps to prepare to dispatch an aircraft carrying a medical team to Bulgaria tonight following the terror attack in Burgas Airport, in order to provide medical care and to assist those injured on returning to Israel.

Bulgaria Bus Bombing

Damaged buses at Bulgaria’s Burgas airport on Wednesday. Credit: New York Times

The team will be led by a senior IDF officer, and will include doctors specializing in trauma, orthopedics, intensive care, surgery, burns and pediatrics.

The IDF will continuously assist in providing professional medical care to Israeli civilians wherever and whenever needed.