Airplanes At The Beirut Airport Were Hit By Stray ‘Celebratory’ Bullets (Photos)

Beirut Airport

Saturday at midnight, two planes belonging to Middle East Airlines were struck by stray bullets fired to celebrate the New Year.

Both planes, T7-ME9 and T7-ME2, were damaged and had to be towed to the hangar for repairs.

Someone at the Beirut airport also had a stray bullet land into his phone.

This is not the first time that a Middle East Airlines plane has been hit by a stray bullet – just a few weeks ago, another plane coming from Jordan to Beirut was struck while landing at the airport, but fortunately, no injuries were reported.

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