Saudi medical evacuation plane arrives from Iraq

September 16, 2009

In line with the directives of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, a Saudi medical evacuation plane has arrived at Riyadh Airbase Airport carrying ten injured Iraqis. The patients, who were wounded in an attack on the Iraqi Foreign Ministry in Baghdad, were received by Iraqi Ambassador to the Kingdom Ghanim Al-Jumaili, who extended his thanks to King Abdullah and the Saudi medical staff involved. In a statement, the Director of the Health Ministry’s Emergency Department, Dr. Tariq Al-Arnous, said that the injured will be treated at Saudi hospitals.