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Lebanese Army boat catches fire south of Beirut, none injured: Spokesperson

Lebanese Army boat catches fire south of Beirut, none injured: Spokesperson

The Army boat on fire off the coast of Jiyeh, south of Beirut, on Thursday. (Credit: National News Agency)

BEIRUT — A Lebanese Army boat was on fire Thursday off the coast of Jiyeh south of Beirut, an Army spokesperson confirmed to L’Orient Today.

Here’s what we know:

    • According to the Lebanese Army spokesperson, the soldiers on board were all rescued, while the Army does not yet know what caused the blaze. Crew members were also being questioned.

    • According to L’Orient Today’s correspondent in southern Lebanon, a Civil Defense team put out the fire.


BEIRUT — A Lebanese Army boat was on fire Thursday off the coast of Jiyeh south of Beirut, an Army spokesperson confirmed to L’Orient Today.Here’s what we know:    • According to the Lebanese Army spokesperson, the soldiers on board were all rescued, while the Army does not yet know what caused the blaze. Crew members were also being questioned.    • According to...