The News Scroll 06 August 2020  Last Updated at 12:38 am | Source: PTI

Russia sends doctors, equipment to Lebanon

Russia sends doctors, equipment to Lebanon
Beirut, Aug 5 (AP) Russia''s Ministry for Emergencies says that its first plane carrying relief teams, doctors and medical equipment has landed in Beirut.

The ministry said Wednesday the aircraft has delivered a mobile hospital along with 50 emergency workers and medical personnel. Another three Russian flights are scheduled to arrive within the next 24 hours.

They will carry equipment for a coronavirus testing lab and protective gear, among other relief supplies.

The airlift follows a request for help from the Lebanese authorities faced with the aftermath of the massive explosion that devastated Beirut. (AP) RS RS

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