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17 Oct 2019 | 12:42 PM UTC

Lebanon: Ongoing fire near Beirut Airport (BEY) October 17

Lebanon News Alert

Ongoing fire reported near Beirut Airport (BEY) October 17; associated disruptions likely

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/17/2019, 12:00 AM until 10/19/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Beirut). COUNTRY/REGION Rafic Hariri International Airport


An ongoing fire has been reported near the Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport (BEY) as of Thursday, October 17. Reports indicate that the source of the fire is plastic boxes. Civil Defense workers are at the scene.

Although authorities claimed the traffic was not immediately impacted, associated transportation disruptions remain possible in the area over the coming hours. 


Individuals in the affected area are advised to monitor the situation, anticipate disruptions, and adhere to instructions issued by local authorities.


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