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Beirut explosion kills at least 70, injures thousands in Lebanon's capital

1 month ago   |   By ABC

The blast struck with the force of a 3.5 magnitude earthquake and was heard and felt as far away as Cyprus, 180 miles across the Mediterranean.
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Explosion in Beirut: Photos From a City Still Reeling From the Blast

Explosion in Beirut: Photos From a City Still Reeling From the Blast

1 month ago   |   By Time

A massive explosion rocked the capital city of Lebanon on Tuesday, causing widespread destruction and loss of life. So far, at least 60 people were killed in the blast and over 3,000 others were injured, according to the Associated Press.
As the dust settled around Beirut's port, believed to be the site of the explosion, photographers captured a city now covered in rubble and broken glass. The blast was so powerful that it overturned cars, damaged buildings and buried victims, the AP reported.
The cause of the explosion is as yet unknown, but the chief of Lebanese General Security, Abbas...
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Beirut explosion kills at least 60, injures thousands in Lebanon's capital

1 month ago   |   By ABC

The cause of the blast, which sparked fires, overturned cars and blew out windows and doors, was not immediately known.
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