Friday, May 24, 2024
66.0°F
In this photo taken from footage provided by the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry press service, Russian Emergency Situations personnel walk on the site of the explosion in the port of Beirut, Lebanon, on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020. Russia's emergency officials say the country sent five planeloads of aid to Beirut after an explosion in the Lebanese capital's port killed at least 100 people and injured thousands on Tuesday. Russia's Ministry for Emergency Situations sent rescuers, medical workers, a makeshift hospital and a lab for coronavirus testing to Lebanon. (AP Photo/Ministry of Emergency Situations press service via AP)

Stories this photo appears in:

The Latest: UN says willing to investigate Beirut disaster
August 7, 2020 4:14 p.m.

The Latest: UN says willing to investigate Beirut disaster

The United Nations says it would consider a request to launch an international investigation into the explosion that devastated Beirut but hasn’t received such a request from the Lebanese government