Aug 01 2021 - 03:26

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
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

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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