Number of casualties in Beirut blast increases to 178

Number of casualties in Beirut blast increases to 178
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  • calendar-gray 14 August 2020

At least 178 people have been killed as a result of the explosion in the Beirut port district, Al Arabiya TV channel reported on Friday citing the UN sources in Beirut, APA reports citing TASS.

According to the TV channel, no less than 30 people remain missing.

Earlier, 171 casualties and about 6,000 injured were reported.

Note that a powerful blast at a warehouse rocked the Beirut seaport area on August 4, sending a shockwave through residential neighborhoods of the Lebanese capital.

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