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Wife of Dutch ambassador seriously injured in Beirut blast: ministry

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The wife of the Dutch ambassador to Lebanon was seriously injured by a huge blast that took place in Beirut’s port on Tuesday, the Dutch Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday.

A spokesman said she had been admitted to hospital. He said the blast had caused extensive damage to the Dutch embassy, also wounding four other people connected to it.

Reporting by Bart Meijer; Editing by Kevin Liffey

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