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'There was blood everywhere': Lebanese doctor on trying to save victims amid pandemic

On the day of the explosion in Beirut’s port, Dr. Fred Bteich, a neurosurgeon resident at Hôtel-Dieu de France, said hospitals were so overwhelmed that staff couldn’t even manage to triage patients who were pouring into the ER.

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    👍😲🤔❤️❤️❤️👏👏👏👏 Congratulaciones Perfect moments

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    This is War Crimes!

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    🇱🇧💔💔💔💔✝️ Govt Corruption – Politicians are liars

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    REPENT , for the Kindom of Heaven is at hand

    Just saw a video..saying it was a planned attack on Haifia port.

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    incompetence led this disaster!

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    "government incompetence & corruption, that the Lebanese people have supported for decades due to bloodlust and racists hatred of jews led to the disaster."

    The people there got what they asked for. They can clean up their own 60 year mess.

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    katarina marcelli

    These doctors nurses in the hospitals are true heroes !!! My thoughts and prayers are with every1 impacted from this tragic heartbreaking event !!!!❤🙏🙏❤🙏❤😔😪😞 god bless everyone in beirut love from Canada 🇨🇦🇨🇦🇨🇦

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    My heart is aching for the beautiful Beirut and the beautiful people of Beirut 😢

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    My prayers are with the people of Berute. I hope and pray they get the help they need and fast!!!

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