Eight ambulances and five mobile intensive-care units were airlifted from Canada to Israel. The vehicles were immediately deployed in the country’s North, which has been under Hezbollah rocket bombardment for a month. Canadian Magen David Adom for Israel chartered two El Al 747 cargo jets to ship the vehicles.
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