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Beirut’s accidental cargo: How an unscheduled port visit led to disaster

Indian Express Friday, 7 August 2020
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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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