Russian hospital in Beirut received more than 90 people in 2 days

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The hospital EMERCOM of Russia in Beirut received 92 people in two days of work, including 12 children, said Alexei Skorobulatov, head of the medical service department of the Centrospas unit of the EMERCOM of Russia.

According to him, most of the patients were of trauma and surgical profiles – with cuts, bruises and fractures, writes TASS on Saturday, August 8.

A Russian hospital began operations in the Lebanese capital on August 6. It operates around the clock in case of emergency patients found during search operations by rescuers. It is noted that the tasks of the hospital were determined jointly with the Lebanese authorities.

An explosion took place in the port of Beirut on 4 August. Killed, according to the latest data, 154 people and more than 5 thousand were injured. According to Prime Minister Hassan Diab, the explosion was caused by improper storage of ammonium nitrate weighing 2,750 tons in a warehouse in the port.

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