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Breaking: Another Unusual Explosion in Lebanon (VIDEO)

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PortandTerminal.com, September 22, 2020 BEIRUT – There has been another large explosion in Lebanon – this time in Ain Qana, a hill-top town in southern Lebanon with a population of 5,585, located about 30 miles south of Beirut. While significant, this latest explosion is nowhere near as large as the explosion that destroyed much of the Port of Beirut in …

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Lebanon’s Government Quits as Outrage Swells Over Port Blast

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By Farah Elbahrawy and Abeer Abu Omar for Bloomberg – Lebanon’s government decided to resign as an outraged public demanded accountability for the biggest peacetime catastrophe in the nation’s history. “Resignation is a responsibility,” Health Minister Hamad Hassan said on Monday, almost a week after a catastrophic explosion in the Port of Beirut killed more than 150 people, injured thousands and displaced hundreds …

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Leaked Video: Impact of Beirut Blast Caught on CCTV Camera at Furniture Store

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PortandTerminal.com, August 8, 2020 BEIRUT – CCTV footage of last week’s horrific Beirut port explosion has shown another perspective of how hard the blast hit citizens of the Lebanese capital city. This most recent video is a feed from a security camera inside an upscale furniture store in central Beirut. Video from Beirut illustrates the force of the shockwave. Somehow …

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Beirut Explosion Destroys Tonnes of Lebanon’s Food Stocks

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BLOOMBERG, AUGUST 5, 2020 Tuesday’s blast happened next to country’s biggest grain silo | Nation has enough wheat stocks to last six weeks: government By Dana Khraiche, Verity Ratcliffe, and Salma El Wardany for Bloomberg – The huge explosion in Beirut on Tuesday tore through key grain silos, stoking fears of food shortages in a nation already reeling from economic crisis. The blast, which killed dozens …

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“Total destruction.” Beirut’s port is gone. Ships missing following massive blast.

Grain silos destroyed after explosion

PortandTerminal.com, August 5, 2020 “Damages are starting to unfold in Beirut and inside the port, which was completely destroyed by yesterday’s huge explosion” (LCBI News) BEIRUT – As Beirut wakes up to the aftermath of the massive explosion that tore through its port district yesterday, the scale of the devastation is becoming clearer. Simply put, much if not most of …

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Beirut in shock following massive explosion at port. First images of damage emerge.

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PortandTerminal.com, August 4, 2020 BEIRUT – Details are still thin on the ground as to what caused the massive explosion near Beirut’s port. What is clear is that the explosion has caused serious damage to Lebanon’s capital city and that casualties are almost a certainty. RT is reporting that Lebanon’s health minister said on TV that there are a ‘very …

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