More than 60 still missing after Beirut mega-blast: ministry

More than 60 still missing after Beirut mega-blast: ministry
Russian Emergency Situations personnel walk on the site of the explosion in the port of Beirut on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020 to assess the blast damage. (Ministry of Emergency Situations via AP)
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Updated 10 August 2020

More than 60 still missing after Beirut mega-blast: ministry

More than 60 still missing after Beirut mega-blast: ministry
  • Current casualty count is at 154, including 25 who have not yet been identified

BEIRUT: More than 60 people are still missing in Beirut, four days after a massive explosion at the port left more than 150 people dead, a health ministry official said Saturday.
“The number of dead is 154, including 25 who have not yet been identified,” the official said. “In addition, we have more than 60 people still missing.”
The health minister said on Friday that at least 120 of the 5,000 people who were injured on Tuesday are in critical condition.