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Beirut, one week after the blast

The shattered city of beirut on Tuesday marked a week since the catastrophic explosion that killed at least 171 people, injured thousands and plunged Lebanon into a deeper political crisis.

  • The wife of Rami Kaaki, a firefighter who was killed during last week's explosion, mourns during her husband's funeral at the firefighter headquarters in Beirut, Aug. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

  • A demonstrator throws stones during protests that have been ignited by a massive explosion in Beirut, August 11, 2020. REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani

  • A demonstrator waves the Lebanese flag during protests near the site of the blast at the Beirut's port area, August 11, 2020. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

  • Demonstrators react during protests near the site of the blast at the Beirut's port area, August 11, 2020. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

  • Vigil for the victims lost in a massive explosion, in Beirut, August 11, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

  • A nun reacts during a vigil for the victims lost in a massive explosion, in Beirut, August 11, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

  • Lebanese living in Chile hold a candle-lit vigil in front of their embassy in Santiago, in memory of the victims of the Beirut blast, on August 10, 2020. AFP / Martin BERNETTI TOPSHOTS

  • A man drives a car loaded with electronic and household appliances the Dbayeh highway, at the northern entrance of Lebanon's capital Beirut, on August 11, 2020, following a huge chemical explosion that devastated large parts of the city. AFP / JOSEPH EID

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