Cleaning efforts continued in #Beirut three days after a gigantic blast, apparently caused by poorly stored explosives, that killed at least 149 people and injured thousands.
Hundreds of volunteers were out on the streets of east Beirut where the damage is the worst, clearing and removing rubble.
Some people complained that the government seemed to be doing little to help and that efforts were being led by local volunteers and foreign teams.
Some 300,000 people, over a tenth of Beirut’s population, are unable to return to their homes because of the explosion, which blew out doors and windows across the city and left many buildings uninhabitable.
Officials have estimated losses at 10 billion to 15 billion US dollars.
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