Jordan is building a mobile hospital in Lebanon within 24 hours. Necessary equipment has been sent to build a mobile hospital by two aircraft of the country’s air force.
The mobile hospital will have 160 medical staff and doctors. There will be 45 beds, 10 intensive care units, and two surgery rooms.
The blast on Tuesday killed 157 people so far. In addition, more than five thousand people were injured.
Search and rescue operations are still going on to rescue the people trapped under the rubble. As a result, the death toll is expected to rise further.
The blast took place around 7 pm local time on Tuesday. A warehouse near the port of Beirut was shaken by the horrific explosion. So far, the Lebanese government has speculated that a massive explosion of 2,700 tonnes of illegally stored ammonium nitrate in a warehouse near the port of Beirut. However, the exact reason for the explosion is still unknown.
Meanwhile, various countries, including Italy, Iran, Qatar, Kuwait, Iraq and France, have extended a helping hand to troubled Lebanon. Many have already sent food and medical equipment, while others have promised to send aid. Bangladesh is also sending emergency aid to Lebanon.