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The Number Of Death Rises To 135 In Lebanon


The Lebanese Minister of Health announced that the number of deaths reached 135 and the number of injuries reached 5 thousand in the explosion in Beirut Port yesterday.

In Beirut, the capital of Lebanon, yesterday, the city turned into a battlefield with the explosion of ammonium nitrate in a warehouse in the city's port.

While the search and rescue efforts that started after the explosion are still continuing, the balance sheet is increasing every minute.

Lebanese Minister of Health Hamad Hassan announced that as a result of the explosion in the Port of Beirut yesterday, the death toll reached 135 and the number of injured to 5,000.


Minister Hassan would have flown that dozens of people were still missing under the wreckage. Minister Hassan also stated that all aid reaching Lebanon will be given to private and public hospitals.


On the other hand, the Supreme Defense Council declared Beirut a "disaster zone" due to the disaster that occurred with the explosion of 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate kept in warehouse number 12 at the port.

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