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nypost.com Beirut explosion reportedly caused by fertilizer seized from Russian businessman

The 2,700 tons of fertilizer believed to have caused the explosion that devastated Beirut had been confiscated from a Russian businessman — who “abandoned” his cargo ship after an unscheduled stop, according to reports. Officials revealed Tuesday that the blast that killed at least 100 — and left up to 300,000 homeless — appeared to...

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