Hatian Man Buried for 10 Days Rescued by IDF

Yesterday, an IDF search and rescue team in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, rescued a 22 year old man, who had been trapped under the rubble of a building near the presidential palace for nearly 10 days. He was taken to the IDF field hospital in stable condition.

A search conducted by Population Management officers from the Home Front Command were directed to the location of the trapped man by local residents.

According to Maj. Zohar Moshe, a member of the rescue team, “American and French doctors were unable to rescue the trapped man and called upon the Israeli delegations search and rescue teams who rescued the man within half an hour, from a tunnel, 2.5-3-meters long and were able to release him whole and healthy.”

The IDF hospital has treated more than 450 patients, delivered seven babies and performed dozens of surgeries since being set-up in Port-au-Prince.