7 Aug 2020

Beirut explosion: Search for missing continues and protesters clash with police

International Editor

The Lebanese president has rejected calls for an international investigation into the port explosion which has killed at least 154 and left thousands more injured.

That’s no surprise to the already outraged and frustrated residents of Beirut cleaning up their shattered neighbourhoods – whose anger at their leaders is now fuelling protests in the streets.

Our International Editor Lindsey Hilsum is in Beirut.