PBS NewsHour

News Wrap: Hezbollah denies responsibility for Beirut blast

Clip: 08/07/2020 | 5m 25s Video has closed captioning.

In our news wrap Friday, the death toll from the massive Beirut port explosion reached 154, with more than 5,000 injured. As rescue teams combed the area in search of victims, Iranian-backed Hezbollah insisted it was not to blame. Also, an Air India Express plane crashed and broke in two while trying to land in heavy rain in southern India. At least 16 people were killed and more than 120 hurt.

Aired: 08/07/20

Rating: NR

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