Forest fires in Syria and neighboring Lebanon have killed two people and burned swathes of land since Thursday, state media and officials said.
Fires are blazing tonight across the pine forests of the Eastern Mediterranean, in Lebanon, Syria & Turkey. They’re adding to the misery of war and collapsed economies. This is from north Lebanon pic.twitter.com/60FA6LZ8x0
— Liz Sly (@LizSly) October 9, 2020
Fires raging in Mt #Lebanon today spell another disaster for the country.
This is in Metn, very close to residential areas and Gov ill equipped to take necessary action: pic.twitter.com/eF0zGF78wo
— Joyce Karam (@Joyce_Karam) October 9, 2020
Last Update: Saturday, 10 October 2020 KSA 15:46 – GMT 12:46