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Beirut explosion left 300,000 homeless, caused up to $15 billion in damage

USATODAY.com Thursday, 6 August 2020
French President Emmanuel Macron visited Lebanon and warned that without reforms the country would "continue to sink."
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News video: Hundreds of thousands left homeless by Beirut explosion

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Up to 300,000 people have lost their homes with damage estimated at billions of dollars.

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