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Dangerous chemicals remain in the port of Beirut

BEIRUT (AP) – Chemical experts and firefighters are working to secure at least 20 potentially hazardous chemical containers at the explosion-ravaged port of Beirut, after finding one that was leaking, according to a member of a French cleaning team. Some of the containers were punctured when last week’s deadly explosion …

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New footage shows Beirut explosion up-close and in slow motion

A new video shows the moment an explosion shook the port of Beirut – sending a fireworks explosion of “white hot glass” into the air before leveling dozens of buildings in a powerful wave of destruction. The high-resolution recordings, which are also slower, offer the clearest view of the explosion …

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Lebanese calls for an uprising to protest rock Beirut

Protesters against anti-government take part in a demonstration against the political elites and the government, in Beirut, Lebanon, on August 8, 2020 after the massive explosion in the port of Beirut. STR | NurPhoto by Getty Images Some Lebanese called on Sunday for an ongoing uprising to quell their leaders …

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