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Rescue teams search Beirut blast site

Dozens are still missing across the port, and more than 5,000 people were injured in the warehouse explosion that also left swathes of the Beirut in tatters.

Officials blamed the blast on a huge stockpile of a highly explosive material stored for years in unsafe conditions at Beirut's port. The government ordered some port workers arrested.

Many Lebanese, who have lost jobs and watched savings evaporate in a financial crisis, say the explosion was symptomatic of neglect and corruption in the political system.