Third Saudi Medevac plane transports Palestinians to Riyadh

January 6, 2009

The third Saudi medical evacuation plane arrived at Riyadh Air Base last night, carrying six injured Palestinians from the Gaza Strip.


In line with the directives of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, the Ministry of Health and the Saudi Red Crescent are providing all possible assistance to the injured Palestinians.

Emergency teams were sent to the airport to transport the injured to five hospitals in Riyadh.

For his part, Palestinian Ambassador to the Kingdom Jamal Al-Shobaki expressed his thanks to King Abdullah for the treatment of wounded Palestinians in the Kingdom, in addition to providing medical supplies to the Palestinian people in the Gaza Strip.

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