The damage at the scorched plant stands at around $1 million.
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Unidentified arsonists set a waste sorting plant in east Lebanon on fire overnight Saturday, causing $1 million worth of damage and prompting local authority figures to strongly denounce the incident. Late Saturday night the perpetrators set fire to the waste sorting plant located in the Tal al-Abyad neighborhood, near Baalbeck's northern entrance, according to a security source. Lakkis explained that the guard said he was away for around 10 minutes, and when he came back the plant was already on fire.Before the plant was established, Baalbeck had only a waste dump.
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