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The number of victims of explosion in Beirut exceeded 100

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Число жертв взрыва в Бейруте превысило 100

The explosion shattered the facade of a building in Beirut

The death toll in the explosion at the port of Beirut, Lebanese exceeded 100 people. This is with reference to the Lebanese branch of the red cross reports Reuters.

In conversation with local TV a representative of the international organization said that this is not the final figure: not all the bodies recovered from under the rubble. Suffered more than 4 thousand people: it is reported that the wounded were taken to the morgue, as the city hospitals are overcrowded.

A powerful explosion occurred near the port of Beirut on the evening of 4 August. The damage done to the many quarters of the city, including the blast were hurt, the Embassy of Russia.

In law enforcement bodies of Lebanon said that the explosion occurred during welding work. The Prime Minister of Lebanon Hassan Diyab said that the explosion occurred due to storage in a warehouse in the seaport capital of 2750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate for six years. When this volatile substance was there no preventive measures and threatened the security of citizens, said Diyab.

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