Beirut explosion: Search and rescue continues as death toll rises
17:10, Saturday, 08 August, 2020
Rescue teams were still searching the rubble of Beirut’s port on Friday, nearly three days after a massive explosion sent a wave of destruction through Lebanon’s capital, with the death toll rising to at least 150 people. As of Friday, dozens were still missing across the port, and more than 5,000 people were injured. Search and rescue teams have also been sent from several countries to help locate survivors of the blast, including France and Russia.