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Trump proposes attack theory to explain Beirut blast

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President Donald Trump suggested on Tuesday that a bomb attack was behind the catastrophic explosion that rocked Beirut earlier in the day, seemingly contradicting Lebanese officials' explanations that it was caused by confiscated explosives.
The exact cause of the explosion was unclear Tuesday afternoon, but Abbas Ibrahim, chief of Lebanese General Security, said it was set off by explosive material that had been seized from a ship years ago, The Associated Press reported. The Lebanese interior minister also backed that explanation, saying the material was ammonium nitrate held in the...
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Trump Says Beirut Port Explosion May Be an Attack

Trump Says Beirut Port Explosion May Be an Attack

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President Donald Trump says the U.S. military thinks a massive explosion at Lebanon's main port that rocked Beirut may have been caused by an attack.
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Trump says Beirut explosion seems to be ‘bomb of some kind,' cites generals

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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Tuesday cast a massive explosion in Beirut as a possible attack, despite statements by Lebanese leaders that it was likely caused by highly explosive material that had been stored at warehouses in the capital for years.
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‘It seemed like it': Trump calls Beirut explosion ‘a terrible attack' despite lack of evidence

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President Trump called the massive explosion that rocked Lebanon's capital on Tuesday a “terrible attack,” even though local officials are still investigating the blast and have yet to report a cause.
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