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Bennett delivers Israeli aid to Kentucky amid ‘devastating’ tornadoes
Prime Minister Naftali Bennett offered Israeli aid to communities in Kentucky ravaged by deadly tornadoes over the weekend.
“Send thoughts and prayers to all affected by the devastating tornadoes that have hit several states in the United States, especially the people of Kentucky,” the premier tweeted. “Israel is ready to offer whatever assistance is needed. “
Israel’s Ambassador to the United States, Mike Herzog, joins the call, tweeting: “Our sincere condolences to those who lost loved ones in last night’s devastating storms, and our best wishes for a speedy recovery. to the injured. Israel stands in solidarity with the American people and stands ready to offer any assistance necessary. “
Rescuers roam wreckage fields after the tornado outbreak roared through the middle of the United States, leaving dozens dead and communities desperate.
A tornado has made a trail that could rival the longest on record as the storm front destroyed a candle factory, crushed a nursing home and flattened an Amazon distribution center.
In Kentucky alone, 22 were confirmed dead on Saturday night, including 11 in Bowling Green and surrounding areas. But Gov. Andy Beshear said more than 70 people could have been killed when a tornado touched down for more than 200 miles (320 kilometers) in his state and the death toll could possibly exceed 100 in 10 counties or more.
The death toll of 36 in five states includes six people in Illinois, where an Amazon facility was affected; four in Tennessee; two in Arkansas, where a retirement home was destroyed; and two in Missouri.