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Hundreds of injured in explosions near Beirut - reports

Hundreds of people have been reportedly injured on Tuesday in powerful explosions in the port of Lebanon’s Beirut. According to Al Arabiya TV reports, this is the area where there are warehouses housing explosives so many buildings were damaged as well.

Lebanon's Health Minister Hamad Hasan told local broadcaster LBC that there was a "very high number" of injuries and a large amount of damage.

Residential areas of the Beirut also suffered consequences with buildings and offices being damaged. According to the first reports, the explosion is not a terrorist act.

Breaking the News / TF