Saudi search and rescue team leaves Turkiye

Saudi search and rescue team leaves Turkiye

Ankara, The Gulf Observer: The Saudi search and rescue team has left Turkiye after spending more than two weeks to help search for victims of the earthquake that recently shook the country.

The team has continued its duties in rescuing a huge number of victims, in implementation of the directives of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman and the Crown Prince and Prime Minister Mohammed Bin Salman, to assist those affected by the earthquake which resulted in the death of more than 43,000 people and injured thousands.

The team affiliated to the General Directorate of Civil Defense, include a group of rescuers, doctors, maintenance technicians, K9 supervisors, engineers, paramedics, communications systems technicians in addition to security and safety specialists.

It is noteworthy that the team holds the international classification “heavy category” as the highest classification granted by the International Search and Rescue Advisory Group (INSARAG).

As well as, they have been trained in accordance to the highest levels of facing disasters and achieve support and attribution inside and outside Saudi Arabia.