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'It was a bomb of some kind': Trump insists Lebanon explosion was an attack

The Lebanese government ordered the house arrest of several port officials in connection with the explosion, which killed at least 135 people and injured 5,000 more

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US President Donald Trump | Lebanon | US Military

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Defense Secretary Mark Esper contradicted the president Wednesday, saying most people believe the explosion was an accident, as reported.

President Donald Trump on Wednesday continued to suggest that the massive explosion that killed at least 135 people in might have been a deliberate attack, even as officials in and his own defense chief said it's believed to have be an accident.

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First Published: Thu, August 06 2020. 09:51 IST

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