The human cost of the Beirut blast: Lebanon a year on

On 4 August last year, more than 200 people were killed and several thousand others suffered injuries following the port explosion in a country already facing economic and political crises.

On the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, Tracy Awad-Naggear and her husband Paul share their memories of their young daughter who was among those who died, while Dr George Juvelekian talks about the impact it had on nearby hospitals. Plus, our foreign affairs editor Deborah Haynes explains what is a failed state as our Middle East news editor Zein Ja’Far, who was in Beirut at the time of the blast, looks at the current situation in Lebanon.

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