Beirut Explosion

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Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong leads bike tour around Beirut to help blast victims of August explosion
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Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong leads bike tour around Beirut to help blast victims of August explosion

The Beirut blast killed 193, wounded about 6,500 and caused billions of dollars in damage. It decimated the port facility and thousands of apartments in the city.

Beirut explosion: Rescue workers find no sign of life in debris of collapsed building
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Beirut explosion: Rescue workers find no sign of life in debris of collapsed building

The 4 August explosion in the port city killed at least 191, making it Lebanon's deadliest peacetime disaster

Lebanon's entire government resigns over Beirut explosion, says health minister
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Lebanon's entire government resigns over Beirut explosion, says health minister

The decision came after several ministers announced their resignations and protesters clashed with security forces over the blast that left 160 dead

Beirut explosion: Lebanon’s president rejects global probe, says missile or negligence could be likely causes
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Beirut explosion: Lebanon’s president rejects global probe, says missile or negligence could be likely causes

President Michel Aoun pledged ‘swift justice’, but said that an international probe would be an attempt to ‘dilute the truth’

After deadly explosion in Beirut, ammonium nitrate fertiliser under regulatory scrutiny again
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After deadly explosion in Beirut, ammonium nitrate fertiliser under regulatory scrutiny again

For many reasons other than regulation, farmers have switching to using urea over ammonium nitrate over the years, analysts say.

Lebanese clear blast rubble from roads around cratered port; 135 dead so far, over 5,000 injured
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Lebanese clear blast rubble from roads around cratered port; 135 dead so far, over 5,000 injured

The blast, which appeared to have been caused by an accidental fire that ignited a stockpile of ammonium nitrate, rippled across Beirut causing widespread destruction

Over 70 dead, 3,000 injured in Beirut blast; large cache of ammonium nitrate likely cause, say officials
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Over 70 dead, 3,000 injured in Beirut blast; large cache of ammonium nitrate likely cause, say officials

Officials linked the explosion in Beirut to some 2,700 tonnes of confiscated ammonium nitrate that were being stored in a warehouse at the port for six years.

Watch: Massive explosion rocks Lebanon's capital Beirut; many wounded, widespread damage reported
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Watch: Massive explosion rocks Lebanon's capital Beirut; many wounded, widespread damage reported

A second massive blast occured at a building near the first site of explosion, sending up a mushroom cloud and a shock wave over the city