February 9, 2023
DHAKA – A 46-member rescue team left for Turkey tonight to join the search and rescue operations in the aftermath of Monday’s earthquake there.
The team includes 24 members from the Bangladesh Army, 10 medical professionals, and 12 personnel from the Fire Service and Civil Defence.
Lt Col Md Ruhul Amin, PSC, of the Bangladesh Army, will be in charge of the rescue crew, according to a press release of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).
Turkey government expressed its gratitude for sending the rescue crew, stated the release.