IDF and Palestinian Medics Team Up to Save Palestinian Man

(Israel Defense Forces) On Tuesday a young Palestinian man was struck by a car while riding his donkey in the village of Huwwara, near Nablus. One of the first on the scene was IDF paramedic 2nd Lt. Shir Schlosser. "Whenever we are called to an accident, we don't consider whether it was an Israeli or Palestinian man who was injured. We never discriminate between the two," she said. "When you're there, you only see the injured person; you don't pay attention to what's around you." Israeli medical forces treated over 300 Palestinians in the West Bank in 2012, most of whom were injured in traffic or work accidents or suffered from various diseases.

2013-06-20 00:00:00

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