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Fractured pipe causes 'oil spill' near Zouk Mosbeh power plant

Fractured pipe causes 'oil spill' near Zouk Mosbeh power plant

Civil Defense members treat an oil spill off of Zouk Mosbeh, north of Beirut on Sept. 30, 2022. (Courtesy of Michel Hallak)

BEIRUT — The Civil Defense said Friday that members of its Maritime Rescue Unit are treating an oil spill that resulted from a fractured pipe belonging to the Zouk Mosbeh Thermal Power Plant north of Beirut, our correspondent in the area reported.

Rescue teams rushed to contain the spill using special barriers, according to the correspondent.

Additional reporting by Michel Hallak


BEIRUT — The Civil Defense said Friday that members of its Maritime Rescue Unit are treating an oil spill that resulted from a fractured pipe belonging to the Zouk Mosbeh Thermal Power Plant north of Beirut, our correspondent in the area reported.Rescue teams rushed to contain the spill using special barriers, according to the correspondent.Additional reporting by Michel Hallak...