Tehran (IP) - Deputy head of the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) for relief and rescue has announced the delivery of the first shipment of IRCS' humanitarian aid to Lebanon, including 15 tons of food.

Iran PressIran News: Mohammad Baqer Mohammadi, who was dispatched to Lebanon following the massive explosion in Beirut said: "15 tons of food, including two 72-hour and one-month food packages, were delivered to the Lebanese Red Cross."

He added that in the first phase, the IRCS has sent 1,300 72-hour food packages, 265 one-month food packages, two 50kw electric motors, and 200 body bags weighing approximately 13 tons to Lebanon.

Last Tuesday, a massive explosion in the port of Beirut, killed at least 150 people and injured nearly 5000 others. Various countries have sent messages expressing their sympathy and readiness to help the Lebanese people and government.   207/214

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