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Israel's rescue teams arrive in Turkey, will establish field hospital for earthquake victims

Three Israeli rescue delegations are already on the ground, with more humanitarian aid expected in the coming days.
eople try to rescue their loved ones, believed to be trapped under collapsed building on February 07, 2023 in Iskenderun, Turkey. A 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit near Gaziantep, Turkey, in the early hours of Monday, followed by another 7.5-magnitude tremor just after midday.

Four Israeli rescue delegations arrived to Turkey on Tuesday, with more assistance planned to be transferred to the earthquake’s areas in the coming days, with the goal of establishing a field hospital on Wednesday.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and opposition head Yair Lapid noted on Monday that Israel stands united in its desire to assist the Turkish people in anyway it can. On Monday night, Tel Aviv lit its city hall in the colors of the Turkish flag in sign of solidarity.

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