The Lebanese Ministry of Public Health announced today, Saturday, that the death toll from the huge explosion that occurred in the port of Beirut has risen to 158 dead and about 6000 injured.
In a statement, they added that the number of missing reached 21, whose fate has not yet been known, stressing that rescue and rescue teams are continuing to search for the missing under the rubble.
For its part, the Lebanese Army Command said that it had launched an advanced emergency room to monitor the humanitarian and development situation in the stricken area in Beirut.
they added in a statement that the chamber undertakes the humanitarian and rescue missions in cooperation with associations, non-governmental organizations and civil society for the stricken area outside the area of the blast.
In condemnation of the explosion that struck the port of Beirut last Tuesday, five deputies announced their resignation from the parliament.