Beirut blast damage cost tops $15 billion: Lebanon president

AFP

13th August, 2020 11:19:48 printer

Beirut blast damage cost tops $15 billion: Lebanon president

The massive blast at Beirut port on August 4 caused more than $15 billion in damages, Lebanese President Michel Aoun said Wednesday.

"Preliminary estimates of the losses suffered following the port explosion top 15 billion dollars," he was quoted as telling Spain's King Felipe in a phone call, in a message on the presidency's Twitter account.


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