Servicemen of the military police of the Russian Armed Forces pulled a resident of Aleppo, Syria, who survived the earthquake, out of the ruins last night, the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation reported on Wednesday.
“In the city of Aleppo, on the night of February 8, servicemen of the military police battalion of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation rescued a surviving man from the rubble, who had been in an immobile state without water and food for several days,” the report says.
According to the Ministry, during the rescue operations with the involvement of servicemen of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, 27 rubble was dismantled, 42 people were rescued from the wreckage, 57 bodies of the dead were found. Medical assistance was provided to 194 victims.
“Including during the current day, three blockages were dismantled, one body of the deceased was removed from under them, medical assistance was provided to 31 people,” the press release says.
It is reported that donor blood is being collected at four deployed donor points (Aleppo, Hama, Jebla, Stamu), a total of 126 doses have been taken, including 55 doses of donor blood from servicemen of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation for the current day.
“More than 11 tons of food and basic necessities have been issued at eight deployed humanitarian aid distribution points […], including more than 9.5 tons of food for the current day,” the message stated.