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  • In Lebanon, investigators are blaming ammonium nitrate, or a huge explosion after almost 30,000 tons of the chemical caught fire devastated.

  • The chemical had been stored at a warehouse in the port of Beirut for six years.

  • Explosions rocked the capital city with the power of an earthquake.

  • Close to 200 people died and hundreds of thousands were left homeless.

  • The people city and surrounding areas were devastated.

  • If something is devastated, it is ruined or destroyed.

  • If a person feels devastated, it means they are feeling shocked or overpowered.

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