Cleanup Begins Following Beirut Explosion

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Rescuers in Beirut continued to search for survivors on August 5 after a massive explosion killed 135 people and injured more than 5,000 others the previous day, according to figures released by Lebanon’s health minister.

The Daily Star Lebanon said dozens of people remained missing on Wednesday evening as residents assisted rescue efforts and the cleanup operation.

Lebanese President Michel Aoun said the explosion was caused by 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate stored in a warehouse. Credit: Lamia Sahili via Storyful

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