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No bread, no heat, no hope: Life in Lebanon after the Beirut blast

WorldNews Wednesday, 5 August 2020
No bread, no heat, no hope: Life in Lebanon after the Beirut blastOnce again, crisis comes to Lebanon. Once again, people are dying young in the Middle East. Last night an explosion in the port of Beirut killed at least 100 people and injured more than 4,000 others. They say the blast was heard almost 150 miles away in Cyprus. They say it shook the earth all the way across the eastern Mediterranean. It was colossal; first one bang, then another, before a mushroom cloud fanned out over the capital – yet one more tragedy to smother those beneath. Even for a country on as intimate terms with tragedy and as long inured to bombs (one killed its former president Rafik Hariri) as Lebanon, this is a day to remember. The country is already in chaos. Coronavirus has...
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At the exact moment the deadly blast ripped through Beirut, a man was filming as his wife prepared to give birth to their son.

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