A new terrible explosion in Lebanon with 20 dead and 80 wounded

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Publish Date: 9:47 - 15 August 2021
Sunday, 15 August 2021 (YJC)_ A fuel tanker blast in Lebanon has killed at least 20 people and injured 80 others.

A terrible new explosion in Lebanon with 20 dead and 80 woundedA fuel tanker exploded in the northern Lebanese city of Altalil in Akkar, killing 20 people.

Lebanese sources say the number of injured is at least 80, and some are in critical condition.

In the first reaction, former Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said that the blast was no less than last year's blast in the port of Beirut, which killed more than 200 people, and that officials should resign.

The causes of this incident are not clear yet. But press reports show that a hidden fuel tanker exploded yesterday evening, exploding, killing or injuring everyone around it and transporting it to Akar and Beirut hospitals.

According to the official Lebanese news agency NNA, some of the injured are in critical condition and have been taken to various hospitals.

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