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    Massive Explosion Hits Beirut's Port, Leaving Dozens Dead and Thousands Injured (79)
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    A huge explosion devastated the Lebanese capital on Tuesday, injuring thousands and destroying parts of the city. The cause of the blast is being investigated, but according to preliminary reports, 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate, a highly explosive chemical material, were stored at a port warehouse without due safety measures.

    Watch the port of Beirut recovering after a fatal blast claimed at least 78 lives and wounded thousands in the city. The main cause of the explosion remains unknown, however, the authorities stated they would announce the results of an investigation in the coming days.

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    Massive Explosion Hits Beirut's Port, Leaving Dozens Dead and Thousands Injured (79)
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