Mexico Earthquake: IDF delegation works over Rosh Hashanah to inspect hundreds of buildings damaged [VIDEO]

Israel sends 71-man team for Mexico rescue effort
by Anshel Pfeffer
September 28, 2017

A 71-member rescue team from the Israel Defence Forces worked through Rosh Hashanah as part of the international effort following the September 19 earthquake in central Mexico. The delegation left Israel last Wednesday on a military C-130 Hercules transport, hours before the Jewish New Year began, and was composed mostly of soldiers and reserve officers from the IDF’s Home Front Command. At the request of the Mexican authorities, who stressed the urgent need to inspect the safety of buildings damaged in the quake, a large proportion of the team were construction engineers. READ MORE

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