Sri Lanka has repatriated 243 people including injured Sri Lankans from Beirut, officials said.
The Sri Lankan Embassy in Lebanon said that the Sri Lankans were repatriated on a special flight.
According to the Embassy, the 243 Sri Lankans were repatriated onboard SriLankan Airlines UL-1506.
The Embassy thanked the Lebanese Government for the assistance provided to repatriate the Sri Lankans.
A number of Sri Lankans were injured in the deadly explosion in Beirut recently.
The Sri Lankan Embassy in Lebanon had also suffered some damage in the explosion. (Colombo Gazette)