(Communicated by the MFA Spokesperson)

Israel extends its condolences to the government of the Republic of the Congo and to the bereaved families, and sends its wishes for recovery to those injured in the explosion that occurred in Brazzaville, in which over 200 people lost their lives and hundreds were wounded.

With the desire to contribute to the medical treatment of the  wounded and hospitalized, Israel is sending today, through MASHAV (Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation) and Israel’s embassy in South Africa, and in cooperation with Magen David Adom, South Africa, emergency medical equipment to assist in treating burn injuries. The humanitarian aid shipment will be delivered to the Brazzaville Red Cross.