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Greek Woman Reported Dead and 5 Injured in Beirut

BEIRUT, Lebanon — There are reports that a Greek woman has died and five more Greek women are among the injured from the massive explosion in Beirut, diplomatic sources said on Wednesday. According to the same sources, the Greek Orthodox hospital in Beirut is no longer functioning and the patients have been transferred to other hospitals.

The Greek embassy in Beirut is in constant contact with Lebanese authorities and the Greek community in the country and providing all possible assistance, as well as being constantly updated on the developments, they added.

Foreign ministry announces phone lines for Greeks affected by Beirut explosions

The Greek foreign ministry on Wednesday issued phone numbers that Greeks in Lebanon can contact for assistance if they have been impacted by the explosion in the port of Beirut.

It said Greek citizens can contact the Greek embassy in Lebanon at the phone line 00961 78990315 and 00961 81507061, as well as the foreign ministry's Crisis Management Unit at the phone line +30210368 1730 and the e-mail: kt@mfa.gr.

 

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