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Global News published this video item, entitled “”Unbelievable”: Another fire near Beirut port unnerves residents” – below is their description.
A fire broke out and was quickly extinguished Tuesday in one of Beirut’s landmark buildings, near the city’s port where an explosion last month killed almost 200 people. This marks the second blaze this month to send shudders through a capital still in shock after the massive port blast in August ripped through the Lebanese city. “It’s unbelievable, there’s definitely something strange happening,” said Joe Sayegh, 48, who had been on a jog through the city before coming to the scene. Fire trucks quickly doused the flames that charred a corner of the futuristic building designed by the practice set up by the late Zaha Hadid, the renowned Iraq-born British architect. There were no immediate reports of casualties and the blaze was put out, but it left residents exasperated in a nation that has been hammered by a deep economic crisis and which is waiting for its politicians to form a new government. For more info, please go to http://www.globalnews.ca Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20fcXDc Like Global News on Facebook HERE: http://bit.ly/255GMJQ Follow Global News on Twitter HERE: http://bit.ly/1Toz8mt Follow Global News on Instagram HERE: https://bit.ly/2QZaZIB #GlobalNews #BeirutFire #BeirutGlobal News YouTube Channel
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