Death toll in Beirut blast rises to 137

By | August 5, 2020
Death toll in Beirut blast rises to 137

At least 137 people were killed in the Beirut bombing. This was reported by Al Jazeera, citing the Lebanese Ministry of Health, on Wednesday. According to him, the number of victims has increased to 5,000. Dozens of people are missing.

Earlier it was reported about 135 dead.

A powerful explosion at a warehouse in the seaport of Beirut erupted on Tuesday evening. According to the Lebanese Interior Ministry, the cause was a fire during welding work stored in a warehouse more than 2.7 thousand. tons confiscated by customs six years ago ammonium nitrate. Dozens of houses and cars were destroyed and damaged by the blast, and glass was broken in many districts of the capital. More than 300,000. people left homeless

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