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A massive blast in the capital of Lebanon has reported at least 50 deaths and thousands of injuries, CNN reports. Authorities claim that the source of the explosion was from a fire that occurred at a warehouse in Beirut’s port area. The footage that’s circulated across social media reveals the mass damage it caused. Thousands of people were forced to rush to the local hospital to heal their injuries. Health Minister Hamad Hassan said that there’s been at least 50 deaths reported and 2,700 injured by the blast. Georges Kettaneh, a Lebanese Red Cross official, said that many attempted to go to the hospital roughly a kilometer away from the explosion, though the number of people was more t... Full story

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