Beirut and beyond: The world's worst industrial disasters
Catastrophe strikes again
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Accidents happen, and when mishap and misfortune strike in an industrial scenario, the results are very often tragic. Case in point is the explosion in Beirut witnessed on August 4. The massive blast in the Lebanese capital was caught on video, shocking the world. Now at least 80 are confirmed dead and thousands more are injured.
Take a look at this gallery for other dreadful disasters that have claimed lives and injured many others.
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