3 weeks 4 killed in Lebanon fuel tank blast Manilatimes |World
BEIRUT: An explosion and a fuel tank fire in the Lebanese capital on Friday killed four people, rescuers said as panic spread in a city already ravaged by a monster blast in August. A Beirut television station said more than 30 people were hurt in the conflagration, with a medical source adding that three children were hospitalized with burns. Firefighters using mobile ladders evacuated people from buildings in the bustling district of Tariq el-Jdide. “The number of victims increased to four,” the Lebanese Red Cross said on its Twitter account, updating the toll from two dead. Red Cross Secretary ... more