Port of Beirut, August 14, 2020. - Hassan Ammar / AP / SIPA

A second Frenchman lost his life in the two explosions in Beirut last week, according to judicial sources. We also learn that the investigation in Paris entrusted to investigating judges.

A first Frenchman had lost his life in the explosion: it was the architect Jean-Marc Bonfils, installed in Lebanon where he had taken part in particular in projects to restore buildings destroyed by the war.

More than a week after the tragedy of August 4 that left 171 dead and more than 6,500 injured, Beirut remains stricken, with entire neighborhoods in ruins and nearly 300,000 inhabitants in the streets.

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