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News24 Thursday, 6 August 2020
The chemicals that went up in flames in Beirut's deadliest peace-time explosion arrived in the Lebanese capital seven years ago on a leaky Russian-leased cargo ship that, according to its captain, should never have stopped there.
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News video: How an unscheduled port visit led to Beirut blast

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A leaky Russian-leased cargo ship was carrying thousands of tonnes of ammonium nitrate, that were not originally destined for the Lebanese capital. Olivia Chan reports.

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