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Lebanon’s port explosion sparked protests and unrest. Here’s what might happen next – ABC News

It’s been one week since a devastating explosion in Beirut killed at least 171 people, injured thousands and left many more homeless. Here’s what could happen next.

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It’s been one week since the devastating explosion in Beirut that killed at least 171 people, injured thousands and left many more homeless.
Key points:

  • Lebanon was already in an enormous financial crisis before the Beirut port blast
  • The Prime Minister and his cabinet have decided to resign following protests
  • But protesters want fundamental political reforms that will address corruption

The disaster sparked days of protests against endemic corruption in Leban…

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