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Lebanon receives FBI's report on Beirut port explosion

The US agency conducted an investigation into what led to the devastating August blast.
Volunteers at the Lebanese Civil Defence work in the the control room at the headquarters of the public emergency service in the capital Beirut, on September 28, 2020. - Sweeping forest fires, a monster explosion that killed friends, then bizarre Beirut blazes: Lebanon's rescuers are still reeling from a devastating year, but are determined to press on. (Photo by ANWAR AMRO / AFP) (Photo by ANWAR AMRO/AFP via Getty Images)

Lebanese investigators have received the FBI’s report on the Beirut port explosion. The country will make a determination on what precisely caused the devastating blast.

Judge Fadi Sawwan, who is leading the government’s investigation into the explosion, received the FBI report on Monday. He is now awaiting reports from French and British explosive experts, the state-run National News Agency reported on Tuesday.

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