This Article is From Aug 06, 2020

At Least 137 Killed, 5,000 Injured In Huge Blast In Lebanon's Capital Beirut

Tuesday's explosion obliterated part of the port and caused damage over a wide radius in the heart of the city, prompting fears the final death toll could yet rise significantly.

At Least 137 Killed, 5,000 Injured In Huge Blast In Lebanon's Capital Beirut

Tuesday's explosion obliterated part of the port and caused damage over a wide radius in the city.

Beirut, Lebanon:

The huge blast at Beirut port has killed at least 137 people, left dozens missing and at least 5,000 wounded, a Lebanese health ministry spokesperson said Thursday.

Tuesday's explosion obliterated part of the port and caused damage over a wide radius in the heart of the city, prompting fears the final number of those dead could yet rise significantly.

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