The Daily Star / Mohammad Azakir
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The Internal Security Forces' Information Branch opened an investigation Saturday into a technical error that caused chaos and delayed thousands of passengers at Beirut's Rafik Hariri International Airport last week.Chaos at the airport erupted just after 11 p.m. Thursday, when the system that manages departures and processes baggage drop stopped operating, delaying flights and leaving thousands of passengers stranded at the airport for hours.Aviation technology developer SITA manages the system and said it worked quickly to fix the issue, which was resolved around 4:30 a.m. Friday morning.Jreissati appeared to suggest that the money should not be disbursed until all administrative and judicial investigations into the airport are completed.
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