Lebanese Red Cross

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Lebanon: Over 110 injured during Beirut protests
Lebanon: Over 110 injured during Beirut protests
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Over 10,000 people have taken the streets and protested against the government and political elite after the explosion in the capital city of Lebanon.

During these protests over 110 people have been injured with dozens of them taken to hospitals according to the Lebanese Red Cross.

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Beirut explosion kills at least 100, thousands injured
Beirut explosion kills at least 100, thousands injured
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The Lebanese Red Cross reports that at least 100 people have been killed and over 4,000 injured in the massive explosion that devastated the Lebanese capital on Tuesday.

"Until now over 4,000 people have been injured and over 100 have lost their lives. Our teams are still conducting search and rescue operations in the surrounding areas," to the Lebanese Red Cross in a statement.

Marwan Abboud, Beirut's governor, said that the blast has left over 200,000 people homeless, with damages reaching at least $3 billion.