286 emergency cases sent for treatment abroad by Libyan Air Ambulance

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286 emergency cases sent for treatment abroad by Libyan Air Ambulance

July 01, 2019 - 23:03
Written by: SafaAlharathy

The Libyan Air Ambulance (LAA) said that it had conducted more than 65 flights, transferring about 286 emergency cases since the beginning of last April.

The assistant director of operations of the LAA, Ashraf Ahmed, clarified that around 222 wounded cases, in addition to 64 patients were transferred to Rome, Tunisia, and Turkey, among them were children.

"The number of emergency cases transferred to Tunisia since the beginning of April amounted to 246 cases, including 192 wounded and 54 patients. 13 of these cases, including 8 wounded and 5 patients, were transferred via the Air Ambulance to Tunisia, while 27 emergency cases, including 22 wounded and 5 patients, were flown to Turkey," Ashraf Ahmed added.