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Rescuers continue in search for people as death toll rises following massive explosions in Beirut

Rescuers are continuing to search for people following massive explosions which hit Beirut.

At least 100 people are confirmed dead and thousands are injured as a result of the explosions.

The explosions sent a shockwave of pressure in the surrounding areas which destroyed the Lebanese capital and causing mass destruction.

Prime Minister Hassan Diab claimed 2,750 tonnes of the agricultural fertiliser ammonium nitrate that had been stored for years in a portside warehouse had blown up, sparking the disaster.

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