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The huge explosions, the worst experienced by Lebanon, which occurred on the evening of Tuesday, now draw the face of a bruised capital, crumbling under the rubble.
Beirut set ablaze, then decimated. The two explosions that occurred Tuesday evening in the Lebanese capital devastated the port and surrounding buildings, killing at least 137 people. The tragedy also leaves 300,000 citizens now homeless, in a country plunged for months in a very serious economic crisis.
While the authorities have not put in place any device to shelter people who have lost their home, hundreds of Lebanese have mobilized to launch operations to clear the rubble or to welcome the homeless in the villages. private homes, in a vast outpouring of solidarity. Several countries including France have already dispatched rescue teams and equipment to deal with the emergency.