BFF-47 Beirut blast death toll rises to 113, dozens missing: minister

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Beirut blast death toll rises to 113, dozens missing: minister

BEIRUT, Aug 5, 2020 (BSS/AFP) – The death toll from a huge blast at
Beirut port has risen to at least 113, Lebanon’s Health Minister Hamad
Hassan said Wednesday.

At least 4,000 people were also wounded by Tuesday’s explosion,
while dozens of people were still missing as rescue efforts continued,
he told reporters.

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