Beirut explosion: France's Macron arrives in Lebanon after deadly blast

French President Emmanuel Macron has arrived in Beirut to express support for Lebanon in the wake of a massive explosion that tore through the capital earlier this week.

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France and other countries have send emergency aid and search-and-rescue teams. But Lebanon, which was already reeling from a severe economic crisis, will need substantial international support to rebuild. The blast killed at least 135 people, wounded thousands, and obliterated Beirut’s port.

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Last Update: Thursday, 06 August 2020 KSA 18:00 - GMT 15:00
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