Ten Iraqi nationals wounded in Beirut blast: Iraqi Red Crescent Society

A damage is seen after a massive explosion in Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020. The explosion flattened much of a port and damaged buildings across Beirut, sending a giant mushroom cloud into the sky. In addition to those who died, more than 3,000 other people were injured, with bodies buried in the rubble, officials said.(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

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SULAIMANI — The Iraqi Red Crescent Society said on Wednesday (August 5) that ten Iraqi nationals were wounded in the explosion that hit Beirut’s port on Tuesday, adding that most of them were in stable condition.

The society has designated the al-Akhaa Medical Center in the southern Beirut suburbs for the treatment of Iraqis and said that a telephone hotline – 0096170600349 – has been set up for any Iraqis requiring medical assistance to call.

At least 135 people were killed and over 5,000 were wounded in an explosion that rocked the port of the Lebanese capital Beirut on Tuesday, while 250,000 were left without homes fit to live in after shockwaves, according to Reuters.

(NRT Digital Media)