Two More Syrian Wounded Brought to Israeli Hospitals

YERUSHALAYIM -

Two more children wounded in the Syrian civil war have been brought to Israel for medical treatment during the past 24 hours.

Since the outbreak of fighting in Syria, approximately 900 wounded have been treated in Israeli hospitals.

A seven-year-old boy arrived badly wounded and unconscious to Ziv hospital in Tzfas. He was taken for surgery immediately and doctors were fighting to save his life.

On Friday, a 15-year-old, also seriously hurt, was evacuated from Syria to the northern city of Nahariya, where he received emergency medical care.

Of the 900 above-mentioned cases, about 500 were handled in Tzfas, and 400 in Nahariya, with those requiring extended care going to Rambam hospital in Haifa.

The total estimated cost of the care is over 40 million shekels.