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Lebanon's top prosecutor charges Beirut blast judge, releases detainees


Lebanon's top public prosecutor on Wednesday filed charges against the judge investigating the Beirut port blast, a judicial source said, and ordered the release of all those detained in connection with the devastating explosion. The decision by Ghassan Oweidat signals escalating opposition by Lebanon's ruling class to efforts by Judge Tarek Bitar to resume his probe into the 2020 blast that killed more than 220 people. FRANCE 24's Rawad Taha reports from Beirut, Lebanon.

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