Egypt sending 2 planes loaded with medical aid to Lebanon after wrecking explosion

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Wednesday ordered urgently sending two planes carrying medical aid to Lebanon.

Egypt is sending two planes carrying medical aid to Lebanon on President Abdel Fattah El Sisi orders after wrecking explosion rocks Lebanese capital reportedly killing at least 100 people and injuring at least 4,000 others.

Sisi expressed his sincere condolences and sympathy to the Lebanon people over the huge blast that rocked Beirut’s port.

“My sincere condolences and sympathy to our brothers in Lebanon over the tragic explosion that took place today in the Lebanese capital, Beirut. We pray to God to speedily recover the wounded and inspire the families of the victims patience and solace.” Sisi wrote on Twitter.

On Wednesday, Sisi offered his condolences to Lebanese counterpart Michel Aoun over the death of dozens in the explosion.

During a phone call, Sisi assured Aoun that Egypt stands by the side of Lebanon and is willing to offer any help for Beirut, Presidential Spokesman Bassam Radi said.