News Briefs

  1/8/2013, Tevet 26, 5773

15 Wait for Rescue on Roof

Fifteen people are on the roof of a building in Baka al-Jarbiya waiting for rescue from rising flood waters. Paramedics are waiting nearby.

Earlier in the evening a rescue unit helped a mother and four children who were trapped in a flooded river in the city of Taibe. They were treated for light to moderate hypothermia. A handicapped man who was trapped in his home in Taibe was rescued as well.