Fri, 07 Aug 2020 11:39 - Updated Fri, 07 Aug 2020 11:39
Death toll from Beirut port blast rises to 154, says Lebanon state news agency
BEIRUT - The death toll from the Beirut port explosion has risen to 154, state news agency NNA cited Lebanon’s health minister as saying on Friday.
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Minister Hamad Hasan said one in five of the some 5,000 people injured in Tuesday’s blast had required hospitalisation, and 120 were in critical condition, NNA reported. Reuters
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