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The death toll from explosions in the port of Beirut rises to 220

August 10, 2020

The death toll from last week’s explosions in the port of the Lebanese capital, Beirut, has risen to 220, the city’s governor has confirmed, at a time when the government is considering resigning from the block for what happened.

Beirut Governor Maruán Abud has said the death toll is 220 dead and more than 7,000 injured. According to the Al Masdar Online news portal, there are still more than a hundred missing.

He also stressed that among those who disappeared there were several foreign workers and employees who were in the port at the time of the explosions, the BBC reported.

The death toll from explosions in the port of Beirut rises to 220The death toll from explosions in the port of Beirut rises to 220

During the day, the Lebanese Minister for Public Works, Michel Najjar, announced that Prime Minister Hasan Diab plans to announce the resignation of the entire government en bloc on Monday after several times in the last few hours. Resignation of individual members.

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