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India To Extend Assistance, Seeks Damage Assessment In Beirut Explosion

Over 140 folks have been killed and over 5,000 suffered accidents within the Beirut explosion

New Delhi:

India stated on Thursday that it has sought an evaluation from Lebanon on the harm throughout the highly effective explosion in Beirut to resolve the character of help that may be prolonged.

“We have sought an assessment on damage from Lebanon. On its basis we will decide the nature of assistance that we will extend to them. There have been no reported casualties among Indians, only 5 minor injuries,” MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivatsava stated on the weekly media briefing.

Over 140 folks have been killed and over 5,000 suffered accidents within the explosion that rocked Lebanon’s capital Beirut on Tuesday.

According to the Lebanese authorities, blasts have been attributable to the improper storage of two,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate.

The explosion broken half of Beirut’s buildings and roughly 300,000 folks have been made homeless, metropolis’s governor Marwan Abboud has stated.

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