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INTERPOL deploys response team to site of Beirut explosion

12 August 2020
At the request of Lebanese authorities, INTERPOL is deploying a specialized IRT to Beirut following the explosion that resulted in the death of more than 150 people and destroyed a large swathe of the city. Days after the explosion, many people remain missing. The international team, which includes Disaster Victim Identification (DVI) experts will provide on-site assistance. “INTERPOL’s experience in providing this type of help can…