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In Lebanon, two giant sea turtles rescued from fishing nets 🐢

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Following a report received by the Operations Room of the General Directorate of Civil Defense in Lebanon, about the occurrence of two sea turtles caught in fishing nets off Dora port on 18,January 2023, members of the Maritime Rescue Unit in the Civil Defense led by Samir Yazbek went immediately to the specified location and began carrying out rescue operations to help the two turtles to be freed from the net.

After ensuring their safety, the officers transferred the two turtles to Jounieh Bay, where they were placed in a more suitable location, free of pollution.


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