BEIRUT / UNIFIL BANGLADESH NAVY BNS BIJOY

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A four-member delegation from the Bangladesh Navy visited UNIFIL’s corvette BNS BIJOY, damaged during last week explosion at the Port of Beirut. UNIFIL

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STORY: BEIRUT / UNIFIL BANGLADESH NAVY BNS BIJOY
TRT: 02:05
SOURCE: UNIFIL
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LANGUAGE: ENGLISH / NATS

DATELINE: 12 AUGUST 2020, BEIRUT, LEBANON / 13 AUGUST 2020, NAQOURA, LEBANON

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12 AUGUST 2020, BEIRUT, LEBANON

1. Wide shot, UNIFIL Bangladesh MTF ship BNS BIJOY at Beirut port
2. Med shot, UNIFIL Bangladesh MTF ship Flags
3. Wide shot, devastated and destroyed part of Beirut port
4. Med shot, Admiral inspects UNIFIL Bangladesh MTF ship
5. Tilt up, Admiral and team to ship bridge
6. Pan right, Admiral and team to ship front
7. Tilt up, Admiral and Captain pointing up to ship damage
8. Pan left, Captain to Admiral port damage background
9. Med shot, Admiral and team entering ship control room
10. Pan left, bridge ceiling destroyed
11. Tilt down, Admiral and team evaluating the ship
14. SOUNDBITE (English) Rear Admiral Mohammad Moyeenul Haque, Bangladesh Navy:
“Soon after this incident, the Bangladesh Government has sent a military aircraft, C-130, with aid to the Lebanese people, especially medical items, PPE, masks, medicine, and essential tools. It was handed over already to Lebanese Armed Forces at the airport and then we came to see physically the state of the ship. Our main purpose for this team is to evaluate and examine the operational state and the extent of damage that is caused due to this massive explosion in the port.”

13 AUGUST 2020, NAQOURA, LEBANON

15. Pan right, Admiral received by UNIFIL Deputy Force Commander (DFC) at UNIFIL HQ
16. Med shot, Admiral and DFC at conference room
17. Pan right, meeting with UNIFIL leadership
18. Pan left, meeting

STORYLINE:

A four-member delegation from the Bangladesh Navy visited UNIFIL’s Maritime Task Force corvette BNS BIJOY, damaged during last week explosion at the Port of Beirut.

The delegation, headed by Rear Admiral Mohammad Moyeenul Haque, consists of a technical team and operations team tasked with evaluating and examining the operational state and the extent of damage.

SOUNDBITE (English) Rear Admiral Mohammad Moyeenul Haque, Bangladesh Navy:
“Soon after this incident, the Bangladesh Government has sent a military aircraft, C-130, with aid to the Lebanese people, especially medical items, PPE, masks, medicine, and essential tools. It was handed over already to Lebanese Armed Forces at the airport and then we came to see physically the state of the ship. Our main purpose for this team is to evaluate and examine the operational state and the extent of damage that is caused due to this massive explosion in the port.”

During the visit, Haque met with UNIFIL Deputy Force Commander (DFC), Brigadier General Irvine Nii-Ayitey Aryeetey, at UNIFIL Headquarters in Naqura to discuss about the present situation and possible outcomes.

BNS BIJOY being berthed within 200 meters of the explosion site, suffered human casualties and material damage. 36 personnel were injured, and some are hospitalized. Out of the material damage includes structural deform, breakage of doors and hatches, damage of various electronic and electrical equipment and navigational aids.
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