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Beirut explosions: How to help victims in Lebanon

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The people of Beirut, Lebanon are still sorting through the aftermath of massive explosions that rocked the city on Tuesday, killing at least 135 people and injuring another 5,000.

Lebanese General Security Chief Abbas Ibrahim has said the explosions seemed to be triggered by a fire that came in contact with 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate, which had been held at the city’s port for years, by some reporting since 2013. Beirut governor Marwan Aboud estimated that approximately 300,000 people have been rendered homeless.

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