The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints confirms that all Latter-day Saints in Beirut when the explosion happened are safe. The Church then released the following statement:
“On behalf of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, we extend our heartfelt sympathies to each person impacted by the explosion in Beirut on Aug. 4, 2020. We grieve the loss of life and extend our sincere condolences to the families and friends of those who died. We pray that God will bless the injured and pour out peace and comfort on all who are mourning in Lebanon and around the world at this time.”
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As of Aug 4, there are more than 135 deaths with thousands injured, according to the associated press.