Israel sends help to Belarus train blast victims
Israel has sent a medical team to Belarus following a bomb blast in the country’s capital which left at least 12 people dead.
More than 200 people were wounded, many of them critically, following the explosion of a radio-controlled device in an underground train carriage on Monday evening.
Officials in the former Soviet republic have described what happened as a terrorist attack.
The team of nine, expected to be in Minsk by tomorrow morning, includes trauma specialists and forensic experts.
Israel’s Foreign Ministry announced that it would send aid following a request from the Belarusian authorities.