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Month after Massive Blast, Fire Erupts in Beirut Port Area

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Last Updated: September 10, 2020, 23:22 IST

FILE - In this August 5, 2020 file photo, smoke rises from the scene of an explosion that hit the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon.  (AP Photo/Hussein Malla, File)

FILE - In this August 5, 2020 file photo, smoke rises from the scene of an explosion that hit the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla, File)

A Reuters witness saw flames rising up in the devastated port area, although it was not immediately clear what caused the blaze.

BEIRUT: A fire at Beirut port on Thursday sent up a large column of black smoke into the sky over the Lebanese capital a little more than a month since a massive blast devastated the port facilities and surrounding area.

A Reuters witness saw flames rising up in the devastated port area, although it was not immediately clear what caused the blaze.

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first published:September 10, 2020, 16:35 IST
last updated:September 10, 2020, 23:22 IST
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