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In this drone picture, the destroyed silo sits in rubble and debris after an explosion at the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon, Lebanon, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

Beirut, SANA- The Syrian Embassy in Beirut announced Saturday that the number of the Syrian martyrs due to the explosion hit Beirut Port last Tuesday reached 43 in an initial outcome.

The Embassy said, in a statement, that in continuation of the efforts exerted by the Embassy to follow up the situation of the Syrians who are affected by the explosion hit Beirut Port, the Embassy provided all facilitation to transport the bodies of some martyrs to Syria and to bury some others in Lebanon.
The Embassy asserted that the it coordinates efforts with the concerned authorities in Lebanon in the search of the missing.

The Embassy expressed deep condolences to the families of the Syrian and Lebanese martyrs, wishing quick recovery to the wounded persons and that Lebanon would overcome the repercussions of this catastrophe.

It also renewed readiness to cooperate and coordinate with Lebanon in offering all potentials in serving the interest of the two brotherly countries.

Source: SANA, August 8th, 2020