Australia sympathizes with Lebanon after the Beirut explosion
Australia sympathizes with Lebanon, the Lebanese authorities have said at least 78 people have been killed
and some 4,000 wounded in a massive explosion at the port in the capital, Beirut.
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The explosion on Tuesday sent shockwaves across the city, causing widespread damage even on the outskirts of the capital.
one Australia national was killed in the explosion,
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison confirmed on Wednesday the death of one Australian after a massive blast
ripped through the Lebanese capital, Beirut. “Our hearts go out to all of those in Lebanon and in Beirut in particular at the moment,” he said, adding that the Australian embassy had been significantly impacted.
Officials said they expect the death toll to rise further as emergency workers dig through the rubble to search for survivors