Injured from Burgas blast on their way home

Medical team transfer injured to Hercules transport aircraft; first plane load of wounded expected to return to Israel by afternoon.

July 19, 2012 09:40
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IDF team lands in Bulgaria to bring home wounded

IDF medical team lands in Bulgaria to bring home wounded 370. (photo credit: IDF Spokesman)

Thirty-two of the 35 Israelis injured in the Burgas blast will be returning to Israel Thursday afternoon on an IDF Hercules plane sent to retrieve them, Foreign Ministry officials said Thursday morning.

An IDF medical team transferred the victims wounded in Wednesday's attack to a Hercules transport aircraft at the Burgas airport Thursday morning for evacuation back to Israel.