Beirut explosion victims include citizens of six states

Beirut explosion victims include citizens of six states
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  • calendar-gray 08 August 2020

Citizens of six countries became victims of a devastating explosion in the Beirut seaport, while 19 more victims’ nationality still needs to be identified, the Lebanese Health Ministry reported Friday, APA reports citing TASS.

It was earlier reported that the tragedy killed 154 people, however, the healthcare agency’s statistic only shows 152 deaths. It also specifies the hospitals where bodies were taken. There are eight Syrians, six Bangladeshi citizens, three Filipinos, one Australian, one Pakistani and one Egyptian among the dead. The other victims are all Lebanese. There are no Russians on the list.

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