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Lebanon's army finds 4.35 tonnes of explosive material near Beirut port, agency reports

BEIRUT, Sept 3 (Reuters) - Lebanon’s army said on Thursday it had found 4.35 tonnes of highly explosive ammonium nitrate near the entrance to Beirut port, the site of a huge explosion of the same chemical last month, the state news agency NNA reported.

Army engineers were “dealing with it,” NNA reported, citing an army statement. (Reporting by Raya Jalabi; Editing by Edmund Blair)

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