• Bassma Al Jandaly, Editor In Chief

Beirut rescuers say there's no survivor

Beirut, Lebanon -- Rescuers Chilean team say there's no signs of life in search for possible survivor a month after a massive explosion Beirut .


The blast of 3,000 tons of ammonium nitrate tore through the Lebanese capital on August 4, killing 190 people, injuring more than 6,000, and leaving more than 300,000 without homes. The blast destroyed much of Beirut's coastal downtown area.

Rescue teams began searching for a possible survivor in the the Mar Mikhael area near the epicenter of the blast after detecting kind of pulse voice on Wednesday.

Those hopes were vanished on Saturday when the rescue team announced that there is no one is alive under the rubble.

"Unfortunately, today, we can say there's no sign of life inside of the building," Francisco Lermanda, the head of the Chilean rescue team said yesterday.

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