A team of 64 Dutch search and rescue experts, together with eight sniffer dogs, have arrived in the Lebanese capital Beirut to help look for survivors in the aftermath of Tuesday’s explosion, which has killed at least 135 people and injured thousands.
The Urban Search and Rescue Team have also taken 18 tonnes of equipment with them to aid in the search, which will start within the next few hours.
The team, made up of emergency service workers, the military, doctors and nursing staff, are all volunteers. They will work alongside French experts, broadcaster NOS said.
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