Mongolian Rescue Team Returns Home

2023-02-20 12:42:01

Ulaanbaatar, February 20, 2023 /MONTSAME/. On February 18, the Mongolian rescue team returned home after a week of search and rescue operations in Turkey, which was hit by massive earthquakes last week.

The team successfully rescued eight people /three children/ and found 19 bodies buried under rubble. The search and rescue dogs Balu and Malta have successfully aided operations in detecting people.

Colonel J. Sukh-Ochir and his army medic team of 11 military doctors gave first aid and saved  72 children and 649 adults. (359 males, 218 females) 

Moreover, humanitarian aid was also successfully delivered from the people of Mongolia to Turkey.