Greece sends 2 airplanes with medical aid for Gaza

January 1, 2009 19:16

Greece's Foreign Ministry said two Greek military transport planes carrying medical supplies for Gaza took off from a military base near Athens on Thursday. The ministry said the C-130 transports are carrying 28 tons of medicine, bandages and blood units. The planes will land at Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport. The aid will be handed over to World Health Organization officials, who will undertake its transportation to Gaza.

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