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Hundreds wounded as huge blast rips through Lebanon's Beirut

4 August, 2020

Hundreds of people have been wounded in a huge blast that ripped through Lebanon's capital, Beirut, according to the country's health minister.

The massive explosion on Tuesday at Beirut's port released a shockwave which caused widespread damage to buildings, shattering windows in different parts of the city.

The cause of the blast was not immediately clear.

Hamad Hassan, Lebanon's health minister, said hundreds were wounded in the explosion.The blast wave from the explosion caused extensive damage to buildings within a large radius of the blast site.

 
 

(Source: Al Jazeera)

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