Tehran(IP) - Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei extended his condolences to the Lebanese people following the explosion in the port of Beirut.

Iran Press/Iran News: The message of Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, which was published on Twitter, reads:

"We sympathize with the dear Lebanese citizens and stand by them in the painful tragedy of the explosion in the port of Beirut, which killed and injured many people and caused severe damage."

The Leader of the Islamic Revolution continued this message by emphasizing: "Patience in the face of this incident will be a golden page in Lebanon's honor."

A huge explosion occurred in a nearby warehouse containing ammonium nitrate following a massive fire in an incendiary warehouse in the port of Beirut on Tuesday evening; at least 150 people have been killed and more than 4,000 injured in the blast, according to the Lebanese Ministry of Health.


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