Beirut has completed the search for people alive after the explosion
Russian group MOE has completed in Beirut search for people alive after the explosion. The rubble continues, reports TASS with reference to the operational headquarters on Sunday, August 9.
“Search and rescue operations in Beirut completed, the rescue operation continues”, — noted there. It is clarified that the Lebanese authorities do not expect to find more survivors floor the rubble.
The first plane EMERCOM of Russia with rescue and humanitarian aid on Board arrived at Beirut airport on the evening of 5 August. Only in the disaster area, the city has more than 100 people, including dog trainers, psychologists to assist the victims of the explosion in the port and the mobile hospital of EMERCOM of Russia. While rescuers work around the clock in three shifts. The Agency admitted that can increase the grouping of EMERCOM of Russia.
The explosion in the Lebanese capital Beirut on 4 August occurred due to storage in a warehouse in the seaport capital of 2750 tons of ammonium nitrate. Explosives seized from a ship under the flag of one of the African countries because of the large debt of its owner in 2014. According to recent reports, the explosion killed at least 154 people and injured over five thousand. Dozens of people are reported missing.