Daily Israel Report

Video: IDF Search and Rescue Team Saves Trapped Man in Haiti

Documentation of the rescue of 52-year-old Haiti man by the IDF emergency delegation in Haiti
By Yoni Kempinski
First Publish: 1/17/2010, 4:41 PM / Last Update: 1/17/2010, 6:49 PM

The following video shows IDF Search and Rescue teams in Port-au-Prince, Haiti pulling a 52 year-old man from the rubble of a collapsed building. The team worked for six hours to extract the victim, who was in good condition despite dehydration and wounds on his limbs. He had been trapped in the rubble for four days and had managed to communicate his location to rescue forces via SMS.