Russia sends five planes to Beirut after port explosion

Russia has already forwarded five planes to Beirut to help in evaluating the situation following two huge blasts rocked the Lebanese capital city and left at least 73 people dead, local media reported on Wednesday.

Emergency Ministry of Russia declared on Wednesday that Russia is sending five planes with humanitarian aid to Lebanon after Tuesday’s huge explosion in the Port of Beirut.

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The planes from Russia will deliver a mobile hospital, rescue and medical specialists, equipment, and a supply of medications, the Emergency Ministry stated in a statement.

All specialists will be equipped with special suits and emergency equipment, regarding the coronavirus pandemic, it stated.

Lebanon nation is under grat grief after the explosion, which has already killed more ever 100 and injured more than 4,000 people.

The Supreme Defense Council in Lebanon announced Beirut a disaster-stricken city, as part of decisions and recommendations to face the repercussions of the blast.

The explosion expands woes of the country that has been suffering for months from a severe economic crisis and intense political polarization.

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