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Ambassadørfrue death in explosion in Beirut

The Dutch ambassadørfrue died in eksposionen in Beirut, in which the total reported 154 dead.

The case of the Dutch ambassador in Lebanon Jan Waltmans' wife, Hedwig Waltmans-Molier.

She is the Saturday death to the injuries she got during the explosion, informs the Dutch ministry of foreign affairs.

- It is with dismay and great sadness that we can announce that our colleague Hedwig Waltmans-Molier is dead, inform the ministry in a press release.

She was 55 years of age. She had just returned from a vacation with her husband. They managed to be married for 38 years.

According to the ministry of foreign affairs was Hedwig Waltmans-Molier in his living room, when she was hit by the explosion.

She is the only Dutch citizen who is reported dead in connection with the explosion. Five Dutch citizens have come easier to damage.

43 syrians have died in connection with the violent explosion at the port in Beirut, Lebanon's capital, on Tuesday.

The state of the syrian embassy on Saturday.

Several of the dead syrians were employed on cargo ships, which were docked in the harbour, where the explosion took place. (Picture). Photo: -/Ritzau Scanpix

the Embassy does not disclose whether the 43 deaths among the syrians is part of the lebanese death toll of the explosion, as Saturday is 154.

- the Embassy offers to help bring some of the bodies back to Syria and help to bury the other in Lebanon, says the embassy.

Several of the dead syrians were employed on cargo ships, which were docked in the harbour, where the explosion took place.

on Saturday, informs the ministry of health in Lebanon, more than 60 people are still missing.

the ministry of Health will also provide that at least 120 of the 5000 persons who were injured during the explosion, is in critical condition.

the Damage in the lebanese capital is expected to run into many billions of dollars.

the Lebanese government announced on Wednesday the introduction of two weeks of crisis response in Beirut.

Up to 300,000 people have been made homeless, estimates the capital's governor.

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