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9 people are still missing after Beirut port explosion

Smoke rises from the scene of the explosion in the seaport of Beirut

PortandTerminal.com, September 20, 2020 BEIRUT – The Lebanese army announced Saturday that nine people are still missing more than six weeks after last month’s explosion at the Port of Beirut. A military statement said that two Syrian nationals were among those still missing after the blast. Wounded people evacuate after a massive explosion in Beirut, Lebanon, on August 4, 2020. …

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Beirut port now temporarily operational: UN spokesman

Port of Beirut damaged grain silos.

PortandTerminal.com, August 20, 2020 United Nations: The Port of Beirut, which was hit by two massive explosions on August 4, has become temporarily operational, a UN spokesman said. On Wednesday, Stephane Dujarric, spokesman for UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, said almost 9,000 containers were unloaded at the port between August 11-18, reports Xinhua news agency. More than 1,000 tonnes of goods, including …

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