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Beirut Explosion: India Sends Medical Aid, Food Supplies To Lebanon

New Delhi: India has despatched 58 metric tonnes of emergency humanitarian assist, together with essential medical and meals provides, to Lebanon whose capital Beirut was rocked by a lethal explosion final week.

“India demonstrates solidarity with the people of Lebanon in the aftermath of the tragic explosions in Beirut. 58 MT of emergency humanitarian aid, including crucial medical and food supplies, is on its way to Beirut in IAF C17 aircraft,” Exterior Affairs Minister S Jaishankar stated in a tweet on Friday.

The August four blast, which killed greater than 170 individuals, wounded 1000’s and left tens of 1000’s homeless, is believed to have been brought on when a hearth touched off a stockpile of two,750 tonnes of extremely explosive ammonium nitrate, in response to experiences.

The Ministry of Exterior Affairs had stated final week that India has sought from the Lebanese authorities an evaluation of harm attributable to the blast, primarily based on which it would determine on the character of help it would lengthen to the West Asian nation.

(PTI)

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