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It takes a lot to deal a blow to a city like Beirut, but Tuesday’s blast was like nothing Lebanon has ever seen. In the 24 hours following the explosion, Al Jazeera correspondents sent The Take voice notes covering the aftermath. The explosion didn’t just destroy Beirut’s downtown, it also destroyed the country’s lifelines to stave off collapse amid an imploding economy and a spike in coronavirus cases.
The question now is: How will the Beirut explosion affect all of Lebanon's other crises?
In this episode:
Sara Moussa, Al Jazeera's Lebanon producer, and Timour Azhari (@timourazhari), Beirut correspondent for Al Jazeera.
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