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Mideast in Pictures: Commemorate departed in Beirut blast


Lebanon will mark the first anniversary of the devastating explosion of the Beirut port on August 4, in which about 200 families lost loved ones, more than 6,000 people were injured and hundreds of thousands of people lost their homes and property.

Artists create statues and monument to cherish the memory of the departed.

A monument of the Beirut port

A monument of the Beirut port's blasts is seen in Beirut, Lebanon on July 29, 2021.

Photo taken on July 29, 2021 shows weeds growing near the Beirut port in Beirut, Lebanon.

Photo taken on July 29, 2021 shows weeds growing near the Beirut port in Beirut, Lebanon.

A statue of a lady is seen near the Beirut port in Lebanon on Oct. 20, 2020.

A statue of a lady is seen near the Beirut port in Lebanon on Oct. 20, 2020. 

A statue named "The Giant" made from the remains of the Beirut port

A statue named "The Giant" made from the remains of the Beirut port's wreckage is seen on the occasion of the first anniversary of the devastating blast at the Beirut port, Lebanon, on July 29, 2021. 

Published : July 31, 2021

By : xinhua