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Lebanese Prime Minister declared a national mourning on Wednesday for the victims of the explosions that took place the previous evening. Stay tuned for latest news live updates

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Latest news LIVE updates: At least 100 dead, 4,000 injured in Lebanon blast
Lebanon explosion: The blasts took place on Tuesday evening (around 6.10 pm local time), shaking buildings all over the city and causing severe damage and casualties
Latest news today live updates: At least 100 people were killed and around 4,000 wounded in two huge explosions that rocked Lebanese capital Beirut. The blasts took place on Tuesday evening (around 6.10 pm local time), shaking buildings all over the city and causing severe damage and casualties. The number of casualties is expected to rise. The causes of the blasts remain unknown, but Lebanese Interior Minister Mohammad Fahmi has said that the explosive chemicals stored at Port of Beirut may have caused the explosions.

Around 300,000 people became homeless as a result of the recent powerful explosion in the port of Beirut in Lebanon, the city's Governor Marwan Abboud, said on Wednesday. 
 
Meanwhile, the India Meteorological Department has issued a red alert for the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) and some other parts of Maharashtra for today.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday performed the bhoomi pujan' of a Supreme Court-mandated Ram temple in Ayodhya.

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