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LEBANON: Beirut's river of garbage... The country canceled plans to export its trash to Russia last week, sending Beirut's six-month garbage crisis back to square one with rubbish piling up in the streets, riverbeds and countryside. Photo by CNN's Mohammed Tawfeeq, February 24.
LEBANON: Beirut's river of garbage... The country canceled plans to export its trash to Russia last week, sending Beirut's six-month garbage crisis back to square one with rubbish piling up in the streets, riverbeds and countryside. Photo by CNN's Mohammed Tawfeeq, February 24.

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With Lebanon's garbage crisis unresolved, residents eye the coming summer and a smelly, oozing river of trash that covers Beirut streets. CNN's Nick Paton Walsh reports.

'River of trash' chokes this suburb

With Lebanon's garbage crisis unresolved, residents eye the coming summer and a smelly, oozing river of trash that covers Beirut streets. CNN's Nick Paton Walsh reports.