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November 7, 2012 9:27 pm

Israel Sends Rescue Crew to Aid Ghana After Mall Collapse

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The rubble of the collapsed mall in Ghana. Photo: Screenshot.

Times of Israel – The Israel Defense Forces was scheduled to send a search and rescue team to Ghana Wednesday night after a shopping center collapse in the African country’s capital earlier in the day left dozens trapped.

The army search and rescue force of doctors, engineers and other experts, 18 people in total, were to be flown to Accra late Wednesday night to assist in rescue attempts, the IDF said on its website. Some 51 people have so far been pulled from the rubble of the shopping center, with one confirmed death.

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