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Medical and sanitary supplies are loaded aboard a Airbus A330, at Roissy airport, near Paris, on August 5, 2020, as France is sending search and rescue experts aboard three military planes loaded with a mobile clinic and tonnes of medical equipment to Beirut, a day after a powerful explosion tore through Lebanon's capital, resulting from the ignition of a huge depot of ammonium nitrate at the city's main port. The French President will travel to Beirut on August 6, 2020, to "meet all political actors" following the blasts that devastated the Lebanese capital. / AFP / Bertrand GUAY
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Members of Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) team leave a bus before boarding an airplane as they depart the Vaclav Havel Airport to Beirut in Prague, Czech Republic, August 5, 2020. REUTERS/David W Cerny
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A handout image obtained from Dubai's Media Office on August 5, 2020 shows workers preparing to load a plane with aid to the Lebanese people in Dubai. The death toll from a huge blast at Lebanon's Beirut port has risen to at least 113, as at least 4,000 people were wounded while dozens of people were still missing as rescue efforts continued, according to the country's health minister. - XGTY / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / DUBAI MEDIA OFFICE" - NO MARKETING - NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS / AFP / GOVERNMENT OF DUBAI MEDIA OFFICE / - / XGTY / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / DUBAI MEDIA OFFICE" - NO MARKETING - NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS
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A handout image obtained from Dubai's Media Office on August 5, 2020 shows workers preparing to load a plane with aid to the Lebanese people in Dubai. The death toll from a huge blast at Lebanon's Beirut port has risen to at least 113, as at least 4,000 people were wounded while dozens of people were still missing as rescue efforts continued, according to the country's health minister. - XGTY / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / DUBAI MEDIA OFFICE" - NO MARKETING - NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS / AFP / GOVERNMENT OF DUBAI MEDIA OFFICE / - / XGTY / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / DUBAI MEDIA OFFICE" - NO MARKETING - NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS
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A handout image obtained from Dubai's Media Office on August 5, 2020 shows workers preparing to load a plane with aid to the Lebanese people in Dubai. The death toll from a huge blast at Lebanon's Beirut port has risen to at least 113, as at least 4,000 people were wounded while dozens of people were still missing as rescue efforts continued, according to the country's health minister. - XGTY / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / DUBAI MEDIA OFFICE" - NO MARKETING - NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS / AFP / GOVERNMENT OF DUBAI MEDIA OFFICE / - / XGTY / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / DUBAI MEDIA OFFICE" - NO MARKETING - NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS
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French Securite Civile (Civil Security) personnel board an Airbus A330 as France sends search and rescue experts aboard three military planes loaded with a mobile clinic and tonnes of medical equipment to Beirut, a day after a blast in a port area in Lebanon's capital, at Charles-de-Gaulle airport in Roissy, near Paris, France August 5, 2020. Bertrand Guay/Pool via REUTERS
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A handout image obtained from Dubai's Media Office on August 5, 2020 shows workers preparing to load a plane with aid to the Lebanese people in Dubai. The death toll from a huge blast at Lebanon's Beirut port has risen to at least 113, as at least 4,000 people were wounded while dozens of people were still missing as rescue efforts continued, according to the country's health minister. - XGTY / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / DUBAI MEDIA OFFICE" - NO MARKETING - NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS / AFP / GOVERNMENT OF DUBAI MEDIA OFFICE / - / XGTY / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / DUBAI MEDIA OFFICE" - NO MARKETING - NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS
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Medical and sanitary supplies are loaded aboard an Airbus A330 as France sends search and rescue experts aboard three military planes loaded with a mobile clinic and tonnes of medical equipment to Beirut, a day after a blast in a port area in Lebanon's capital, at Charles-de-Gaulle airport in Roissy, near Paris, France August 5, 2020. Bertrand Guay/Pool via REUTERS
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Members of Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) team are seen before boarding an airplane as they depart the Vaclav Havel Airport to Beirut in Prague, Czech Republic, August 5, 2020. REUTERS/David W Cerny
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Medical and sanitary supplies are loaded aboard an Airbus A330 as France sends search and rescue experts aboard three military planes loaded with a mobile clinic and tonnes of medical equipment to Beirut, a day after a blast in a port area in Lebanon's capital, at Charles-de-Gaulle airport in Roissy, near Paris, France August 5, 2020. Bertrand Guay/Pool via REUTERS
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Medical and sanitary supplies are loaded aboard an Airbus A330 as France sends search and rescue experts aboard three military planes loaded with a mobile clinic and tonnes of medical equipment to Beirut, a day after a blast in a port area in Lebanon's capital, at Charles-de-Gaulle airport in Roissy, near Paris, France August 5, 2020. Bertrand Guay/Pool via REUTERS
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Medical and sanitary supplies are loaded aboard an Airbus A330 as France sends search and rescue experts aboard three military planes loaded with a mobile clinic and tonnes of medical equipment to Beirut, a day after a blast in a port area in Lebanon's capital, at Charles-de-Gaulle airport in Roissy, near Paris, France August 5, 2020. Bertrand Guay/Pool via REUTERS
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A Russian Emergencies Ministry's truck with humanitarian aid drives into a cargo plane heading to Beirut, a day after a massive explosion in the port of Lebanon's capital, in Moscow Region, Russia, in this still image from handout video taken August 5, 2020. Russian Emergencies Ministry/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES. MANDATORY CREDIT.
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French Securite Civile (Civil Security) personnel board an Airbus A330 as France sends search and rescue experts aboard three military planes loaded with a mobile clinic and tonnes of medical equipment to Beirut, a day after a blast in a port area in Lebanon's capital, at Charles-de-Gaulle airport in Roissy, near Paris, France August 5, 2020. Bertrand Guay/Pool via REUTERS
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French gendarmes look at Securite Civile (Civil Security) personnel boarding an Airbus A330 as France sends search and rescue experts aboard three military planes loaded with a mobile clinic and tonnes of medical equipment to Beirut, a day after a blast in a port area in Lebanon's capital, at Charles-de-Gaulle airport in Roissy, near Paris, France August 5, 2020. Bertrand Guay/Pool via REUTERS
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French Gendarmes stand as medical and sanitary supplies are loaded aboard a Airbus A330, at Roissy airport, near Paris, on August 5, 2020, as France is sending search and rescue experts aboard three military planes loaded with a mobile clinic and tonnes of medical equipment to Beirut, a day after a powerful explosion tore through Lebanon's capital, resulting from the ignition of a huge depot of ammonium nitrate at the city's main port. French President will travel to Beirut on August 6, 2020, to "meet all political actors" following the blasts that devastated the Lebanese capital. / AFP / Bertrand GUAY
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Medical and sanitary supplies are loaded aboard an Airbus A330 as France sends search and rescue experts aboard three military planes loaded with a mobile clinic and tonnes of medical equipment to Beirut, a day after a blast in a port area in Lebanon's capital, at Charles-de-Gaulle airport in Roissy, near Paris, France August 5, 2020. Bertrand Guay/Pool via REUTERS
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Medical and sanitary supplies are loaded aboard an Airbus A330 as France sends search and rescue experts aboard three military planes loaded with a mobile clinic and tonnes of medical equipment to Beirut, a day after a blast in a port area in Lebanon's capital, at Charles-de-Gaulle airport in Roissy, near Paris, France August 5, 2020. Bertrand Guay/Pool via REUTERS
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Updated 05 August 2020

Countries rally round Lebanon after Beirut blast

Countries and international organisations lined up on Wednesday to help Lebanon after a massive warehouse explosion sent a blast wave across Beirut, killing at least 100 people and injuring nearly 4,000.