In the first statement after, the Lebanese Army Command called on the citizens to evacuate the area where the Beirut Port explosion occurred, in front of the rescue operations and the damage caused. Announcing A two-week emergency in the Lebanese capital.
And I asked the owners of houses and properties located in the area surrounding the explosion to abide by the measures taken and cooperate with the security forces deployed in the place, according to the channel "Russia Today".
The Lebanese Army Command warned all local and foreign media against the use of drones in the entire Beirut area, as these planes have a negative impact on the movement of helicopters working to put out fires and assist in relief work.
In its statement, it expressed its condolences to the families of the martyrs of the catastrophic explosion, and wished a speedy recovery for the wounded and the injured.
Earlier Wednesday, the Lebanese cabinet decided to impose a state of emergency in the city of Beirut for a period of two weeks, renewable, and the Lebanese army handed over its administration, indicating that the government decided to place all officials at the Beirut port under house arrest until the completion of investigations.
This comes in the wake of a huge explosion at Beirut Port, which echoed throughout the city, on Tuesday evening, as the facades of the buildings were destroyed and their terraces collapsed.
It was announced Ministry Lebanese Health The number of victims increased due to the continuation of the searches, so far it reached 113, with more than 4,000 injured.