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154 Dead, 60 Missing After Beirut Mega-Blast

More than 60 people are still missing in Beirut, four days after a massive explosion at the port left more than 150 people dead, a health ministry official said Saturday, August 8, 2020. “The number of dead is 154, including 25 who have not yet been identified,” the official told AFP. “In addition, we have […]

Sixteen Suspects Detained Over Beirut Blast – Prosecutor

Sixteen staff members at Beirut’s port, the site of a massive explosion, have been detained over the deadly blast that devastated large parts of the city, a military prosecutor said Thursday, August 6, 2020. Lebanese authorities had announced an investigation into Tuesday’s explosion, which they said was triggered by a fire igniting 2,750 tonnes of […]