News in Review Tragedy in Lebanon: Deadly Explosion in Beirut New

News in Review Tragedy in Lebanon: Deadly Explosion in Beirut New

In August 2020, a huge explosion decimated a large part of Beirut, the capital of Lebanon. The blast killed almost 200 people and injured thousands of others. Hundreds of thousands were left homeless. The explosion was a result of highly explosive materials that had been stored in a port warehouse for years. Residents accused the government of mismanagement and corruption and demanded its resignation. This is a country that is in a financial crisis, with high unemployment, and is facing further economic hardship battling the spread of COVID-19. How will Lebanon ever recover?

  • 2020
  • 00:16:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/23/2020
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