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Lebanon: See aftermath of massive explosions that rocked Beirut00:35

Lebanon: See aftermath of massive explosions that rocked Beirut

Lebanon, Beirut
August 5, 2020 at 03:44 GMT -00:00 · Published

Smoke was seen billowing in the sky over a devastated Beirut on Wednesday morning, the day after massive explosions hit the capital.

According to the Lebanon's Health Minister, at least 78 people were killed and nearly 4,000 injured after several explosions hit the port area of Beirut earlier in the day.

It was not immediately clear what caused the explosions which destroyed several buildings.

Lebanon’s Prime Minister Hassan Diab said in a televised speech on Tuesday that those responsible for the explosions “won’t get away with it,” and called for the population to stand united.

Lebanon: See aftermath of massive explosions that rocked Beirut00:35
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Smoke was seen billowing in the sky over a devastated Beirut on Wednesday morning, the day after massive explosions hit the capital.

According to the Lebanon's Health Minister, at least 78 people were killed and nearly 4,000 injured after several explosions hit the port area of Beirut earlier in the day.

It was not immediately clear what caused the explosions which destroyed several buildings.

Lebanon’s Prime Minister Hassan Diab said in a televised speech on Tuesday that those responsible for the explosions “won’t get away with it,” and called for the population to stand united.

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