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Port officials placed under house arrest after Beirut explosion

Port officials placed under house arrest after Beirut explosion

Update: 2020-08-05
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The Lebanese government has decided to place a number of officials working at Beirut’s port under house arrest while investigations continue. At least 135 people are now dead with around 5,000 injured. Also: Indian prime minister Narendra Modi has laid the foundation for a Hindu temple in the northern city of Ayodhya; and why Mississippi could become the worst Covid hotspot in the US.

(Photo: A member of the security forces walks along a smashed-up street near the site of Tuesday’s blast in Lebanon Credit: Reuters/Aziz Taher/File Photo)
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Port officials placed under house arrest after Beirut explosion

Port officials placed under house arrest after Beirut explosion

BBC World Service