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Primary information had revealed that ammonium nitrate stored since 2014 may have caused the explosions. File photo
The Lebanese cabinet announced on Sunday that the death toll from the two explosions that hit the Port of Beirut on August 4 has increased to 190.
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The cabinet added that the number of injured people were over 6,500, while three persons were still unaccounted for, reports Xinhua news agency.
The number of injured people were over 6,500. File photo
The explosions left 300,000 people homeless while causing damage valued at $15 billion.
Primary information had revealed that ammonium nitrate stored since 2014 at the port's warehouse No. 12 may have caused the explosions.
The incident has prompted foreign countries to send support for Lebanon.
The statement issued by the Cabinet’s Taiwan Affairs Office and its news department followed almost a week of missile firings and incursions into Taiwanese waters and airspace by Chinese warships and air force planes.
The Russians fired over 120 rockets at the town of Nikopol, across the Dnieper River from the plant, Dnipropetrovsk Gov. Valentyn Reznichenko said. Several apartment buildings and industrial sites were damaged, he said.
“In the first half of this year, RTA received 5,724 emergency reports through the Call Centre and (Madinati) through RTA DUBAI app. The instant response and sign-off rate clocked 99%, which reflects the mutual response between the community and RTA and the public’s keenness to protect the appearance of the emirate.