The blast centred on the city's port caused massive destruction and killed at least 135 people, heaping misery on a country in crisis.
The government declares two-week state of emergency in Beirut after the massive blast in the port area of the capital kills at least 135 people with some 5,000 wounded and tens still missing.
At least three gendarmerie personnel were killed in the blast that occurred as explosives and fireworks from a previous blast site were being transferred for disposal.
The incident at Oxijen factory reportedly occurred as a result of human error and is the latest of a string of explosions to have hit the Tehran area and a key nuclear site in the past two weeks.
At least 4 people have been killed and more than 90 others injured as ambulances, air ambulances and medical teams continue rescue work at the blast site.
"The initial information we have received indicates the dead bodies of five people were collected from the scene of the blast and more than twenty others have been wounded," police officer Mohamed Muktar said.
The April 21 Easter Sunday bombers had targeted three churches and three luxury hotels, killing at least 279 people and wounded 593 last year.
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An explosive rigged motorcycle was detonated to target a police van parked outside the police station in the heart of Quetta’s busy shopping area, the city police chief said.
Five employees from the ministry of mines and petroleum were killed and 10 were wounded in a bus attack, officials said, in addition to seven fatalities and more than 20 injured in a second explosion in the same area.
The explosion took place as a number of students were waiting near the campus gate to attend an exam, a witness said.
At least 105 people, including 51 children, wounded in Taliban-claimed car bomb attack outside a Defense Ministry building.
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