The death toll in the explosion in the port of Beirut has increased to 171, according to the Lebanese Ministry of Health, APA reports citing Sky News Arabia TV channel.
It also clarifies that at least 30 people are reported missing.
Note that earlier it was reported that the rescuers of the Russian Emergencies Ministry removed the bodies of eight victims from the rubble after the explosion in Beirut.
Remind that on August 4, a powerful explosion occurred in the port area in the capital of Lebanon. About 5 thousand people were injured.