Israel Defense Forces and Civil Search and Rescue Teams Flown to Jordan After Flash Flooding Claims 17 People, Mostly Schoolchildren; Several Are Missing

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DEAD SEA, JORDAN — October 25, 2018 — IDF and civil rescue teams have been dispatched to Jordan after a bus carrying 37 schoolchildren and seven teachers was swept away by flash floods on the Jordanian side of the Dead Sea. At least 17 are dead; more than 20 were injured. Several are missing. The IDF sent helicopters and soldiers …

eHeziIsrael Defense Forces and Civil Search and Rescue Teams Flown to Jordan After Flash Flooding Claims 17 People, Mostly Schoolchildren; Several Are Missing