Beirut explosion: Search for missing continues as international aid arrives

As workers continue to search the wreckage on Wednesday for any survivors along with clues to the cause of the massive explosion that ripped across Beirut, countries from around the world are responding to the call for help. Crystal Goomansingh reports.

Officials have said the explosive material that was housed at the port was actually more than 2000 tons of ammonium nitrate, and the blast killed at least 135 people and wounded about 5,000. Scores of people remain missing.

Family members have turned to social media to request information on their lost loved ones. Global Affairs Canada has confirmed that at least one Canadian has requested consular assistance in Lebanon.

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  1. Something is not right!!!All of this is for business!!! That made people lose lives to make a lot of 💰 this is an ideal site for a large project (marina, hotels… etc.)🧐🧐🧐🤨🤨💰💰💰.( My condolences to all family members who lost their loved ones)🙏🏿🙏🏿

  2. I believe and believe in love and compassion.
    And the concern of Jesus and Mother Mary, and all the gods that are everywhere, will protect everyone to survive.
    May all the blessings and blessings of everyone be strong and energetic, smile, fight every problem, and be able to overcome all problems. May all nations bless. Beauty and happiness. People live better every day, every day. May every country have business, prosperity, prosperity, investment, trading.
    May good things come in every country. May this holy blessing go to all over the country.

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