Disaster / News
On Friday evening, 27 September, the Red Crescent’s Mazhan relief post in Khusf, South Khorasan, northeastern Iran, was informed that a Peugeot had hit a camel in Khusf-Mazhan artery near Sarchah Village.
The camel was thrown into the Peugeot from the car’s front window after the vehicle hit the poor animal, trapping the five passengers, including a mother and her three-year-old kid, inside the car.
Following the report of the incident, Red Crescent dispatched a five-member team of rescuers with ambulance and rescue vehicle to the scene.
The rescue operation, which began at 7:50 pm Friday, lasted nearly five hours, transferring the mother and her kid to Khusf County’s hospital by the Red Crescent ambulance. Relief workers used hydraulic rescue tools to save the passengers.