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Reuters provides world-class on the ground coverage of Beirut explosion, its aftermath

Following a massive blast in Beirut’s port, Reuters editorial team swiftly mobilized and delivered the first live video from the scene of the explosion and photographs of the aftermath, quickly giving Reuters customers a vivid look at the staggering extent of the devastation. On August 4, highly explosive material stored for years detonated in an explosion that obliterated most of the port, killed at least 163 people, injured 6,000 more and destroyed some 6,000 buildings, according to municipal authorities.

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Topics of Interest: Politics
Type: Reuters Best
Regions: Europe
Win Types: Overall CoverageSpeedStorytelling
Media Types: Multimedia
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