ANKARA 

The number of Turkish citizens injured in the Beirut blast has risen to six, the Turkish foreign minister said on Wednesday.

Mevlut Cavusoglu in a tweet said five Turkish citizens suffered minor injuries, while another is recovering from a surgery.

“We are also in contact with their families,” Cavusoglu added.

Cavusoglu also spoke with his Lebanese counterpart Charbel Wehbe.

A fire at a warehouse containing explosives at the Port of Beirut led to the massive blast on Tuesday, which leveled a three-story building and was heard across the city and its suburbs.

At least 100 people died and more than 4,000 were wounded in the blast.

Neighboring and regional countries including Turkey extended their condolences and offered help to Lebanon following the explosion.

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