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Fire breaks out at Beirut's port after last month's deadly explosion

The fire is in the same area as the Aug. 4 port explosion from which Lebanon is still recovering.
BEIRUT, LEBANON - SEPTEMBER 10: An aerial view of the black smoke following a fire that erupted in Beirut Port’s Free Zone on September 10, 2020 in Beirut, Lebanon. The fire broke out in a structure in the city's heavily damaged port facility, the site of last month's explosion that killed more than 190 people. (Photo by Haytham Al Achkar/Getty Images)

Another fire in Beirut prompted panic on Thursday. The Beirut port explosion that killed nearly 200 people in the city was only a little over a month ago.

This time, a large fire broke out in a warehouse in Beirut port’s duty-free zone. The warehouse stored tires, the state-run National News Agency reported.

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