"The task that was set by the operational headquarters to our group, to the group of Russian rescuers, has been completed in full," TASS quoted him as saying.

Earlier, representatives of the Russian Emergencies Ministry and the leadership of the Civil Defense and Emergencies of Lebanon signed an act on the completion of the work of Russian rescuers and doctors in Beirut.

Russian medical workers provided assistance to 575 victims, including 70 children, at the airmobile hospital in Beirut.

On August 4, a powerful explosion occurred in the port area in the capital of Lebanon. More than 150 people died, about 5 thousand were injured.