Official: 25 bodies retrieved from Beirut port blast; 45 missing





Beirut (dpa) – A Lebanese Health Ministry official says 25 bodies whose identities remain unknown have been recovered from under the debris of this week's massive Beirut port blast.



The official tells dpa that 45 people are still missing in the wake of the Tuesday explosion that rocked Beirut. The search is still ongoing.
At least 154 people were killed, 5,000 wounded, and some 250,000 to 300,000 displaced from their homes due to the blast, which also caused massive destruction across the city.

 


Saturday, August 8th 2020
(dpa)
           


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