Photo: Lebanon Oil Spill Makes Animals Casualties of War



A layer of crude oil covers the Ramlet el-Beida public beach in Beirut, Lebanon. Much of Lebanon's coastline is now awash with crude oil after an Israeli air strike on a power plant sent 15,000 tons (13,600 metric tons) of oil leaking into the Mediterranean.

Green groups are calling the oil spill the largest environmental crisis in Lebanon's history.

AP Photo/Ben Curtis


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