Lebanon prosecutor's office rejects Beirut blast probe charges
Updated 19:54, 24-Jan-2023

Lebanon's public prosecutor's office on Tuesday rejected new charges against top judicial officials leveled by the judge probing the deadly 2020 Beirut port blast, according to a document obtained by AFP.

The judge, Tarek Bitar, has charged Lebanon's top public prosecutor and three other judges in connection with the catastrophic blast, two judicial sources told Reuters on Tuesday.

(Cover: The collapsed northern section of the grain silos that were previously partly destroyed by a 2020 port explosion in Beirut, Lebanon, August 23, 2022. /CFP)

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