A massive explosion rocked Beirut,Lebanon on 4th evening.By the morning of 5th, explosion has killed at least 100 people, another 4000 were injured. According to Beirut Governor Marwan Abboud, at least 300,000 people have been displaced from their homes by the devastating explosions.
China has tasked a team of medical experts in Lebanon to join in the rescue operations in the capital, Beirut, following Tuesday’s deadly explosions.
After receiving the notice, the team transferred 9 medical staffs from the fields of surgery, internal medicine, burns, anesthesiology and other fields to form the “Beirut explosion” emergency medical team.
The emergency team will bring medicines, consumables, protective equipment and other materials to Beirut. At this stage, team staffs, vehicles, and materials are ready.
China’s 18th batch of medical units for peacekeeping missions to Lebanon is composed of 30 officers and soldiers. It is currently in the rotation period, and 15 of them returned to China on 28 July. According to the plan, the remaining 15 people will set off to return home on 18 August.
15 Chinese medical teams from China’s 19th batch of peacekeeping missions to Lebanon arrived in Lebanon on 28 July and are currently in isolation due to the new crown epidemic.