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Trump backtracks on claim that Beirut explosion was attack

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Trump backtracks on claim that Beirut explosion was attack

Trump backtracks on claim that Beirut explosion was attack

US President Donald Trump has backtracked on comments he made claiming theexplosion that killed more than a hundred people in Beirut, injuring thousandsmore, was an attack.

He told White House reporters the deadly event could havebeen an accident.


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