Lebanon has sent judicial requests to several countries asking them to provide satellite images of the Port of Beirut.
Judge Tarek Bitar, the lead investigating judge in the Beirut Port blast case, issued 13 requests to countries that own satellites, in an attempt to obtain images that would help the investigation into the explosion, the National News Agency reported on Tuesday.
Judge Bitar issued the requests as he prepared to question new witnesses that have not testified in relation to the case since the investigation was launched last year.
The Beirut Blast probe has been ongoing for nearly 9 months without reaching any outcome regarding the circumstances of the deadly incident or the people responsible for it.
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