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Beirut port explosion in numbers

The Agence France Presse (AFP) detailed on Sunday Lebanon, news ,lbci ,أخبار Explosion,Beirut,The Agence France Presse (AFP) detailed on Sunday
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Beirut port explosion in numbers
Lebanon News
The Agence France Presse (AFP) detailed on Sunday the Beirut blast  in numbers almost one year after the blast:
 
214: people killed

6,500: people injured 8/1/2021

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300,000: people left homeless immediately after the explosion

70,000: people who lost their jobs due to the blast

73,000: damaged apartments

9,200: damaged buildings

163: damaged schools and educational centers

106: damaged health care facilities, including six hospitals and 20 clinics

2,750: tonnes of ammonium nitrate initially stored at the port

6: years it was stored in the warehouse that blew up

3.3 to 4.5: estimated magnitude of equivalent earthquake
 
200: kilometers to Cyprus, where a shock wave was felt

5: days the government said it would take for initial findings

0: people sentenced over the blast

6: days after blast the government resigned
 
359: days Lebanon has been without a government since

This as the AFP relied on several sources to draw such numbers: AFP, the United Nations, Governor of Beirut, the American Institute of Geophysics and the National News Agency.
 
 
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