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Beirut port explosion prosecutor charges Lebanon’s outgoing Prime Minister Hassan Diab, three ex-ministers with negligence – ABC News

Caretaker Prime Minister Hassan Diab and three former ministers are charged with carelessness and negligence in the lead-up to the explosion in Lebanon’s capital…



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Lebanon’s outgoing Prime Minister and three former ministers have been charged with negligence over the port explosion in Beirut that killed more than 200 people in August, according to Lebanon’s official news agency.

  • Hassan Diab has resigned as Prime Minister but remains in the position until a new government can be formed
  • The four ministers are the most senior individuals to be indicted so far in the probe
  • Mr Diab has said he was only informed about the presence of the “explosives” days before the…

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