PBS NewsHour

Port employees detained in Beirut blast investigation

Clip: 08/06/2020 | 2m 40s Video has closed captioning.

Authorities in Beirut have detained 16 employees at the city’s port as they investigate Tuesday’s catastrophic explosion. The blast killed at least 135 people, injured more than 5,000 and fueled a new wave of public fury in a country already suffering from multiple crises. Special correspondent Jane Ferguson reports.

Aired: 08/06/20

Rating: NR

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