Updated in: 28 February 2024 - 12:38
Lebanon Army:

9 Still Missing After Beirut Port Blast

TEHRAN (defapress)- The Lebanese army said on Saturday that nine people were still missing after last month’s explosion at the Beirut port.
News ID: 82069
Publish Date: 20September 2020 - 15:36

9 Still Missing After Beirut Port BlastA military statement said that two Syrian nationals were among those still missing after the port blast, Anadolu news agency reported.

“This file will not be closed as long as investigations continue,” the statement said.

On August 4, a huge explosion in the port of Beirut rocked the city, killing 192 people and injuring over 6,000 people.

The blast caused damage estimated at $15 billion, according to official figures.

The explosion occurred as Lebanon was experiencing its worst economic crisis, including a dramatic drop in the value of the pound against the dollar.

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