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Lebanon, the place the old tanks on the sea floor

Ten old vehicles of the Lebanese army to get a second life on the seabed. In addition to an attraction for divers, hope to environmentalists that the marine life will get a huge boost.

The tanks and other decommissioned military vehicles were Saturday in lowered into the Mediterranean Sea, three miles off the coast of the port city of Sidon. “This is a paradise for divers and a place where marine life can develop,” said Kamel Kozbar, of the organization Friends of the coast or the land of Sidon, to AFP. He hopes that the tanks will be quickly covered by seaweed.

The tanks, which they gift have got from the army, were not at random on the sea floor: they were directed to southern neighbor Israel, ” out of solidarity for the Palestinian people’.

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