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More than 130 people died in an explosion in the Lebanese port city.
The Beirut explosions ripped through a fragile society already struggling with a financial crisis and the coronavirus pandemic.
The explosion at Beirut's port killed at least 100 people and wounded thousands.
One hundred people were killed and thousands more were injured in the explosion that ripped through the city, leaving swaths of residents homeless.
Video out of Beirut, Lebanon shows explosions sending shockwaves through the Lebanese capital.
Highly explosive material caused at least one of the blasts in the port of Lebanon's capital city, an official said. Many people were still missing early Wednesday.
Earlier in the day, Lebanese security forces fired tear gas to disperse thousands of demonstrators near the parliament building in Beirut.
The clashes in Lebanon took place amid a rapidly worsening financial crisis and an ongoing impasse over the formation of a new government.
A riot broke out at Beirut, the country's capital, on Saturday during a protest with thousands of demonstrators present.
Beirut was rocked by the most violent government crackdown on protesters since nationwide demonstrations began two months ago.