Wife of Dutch Ambassador Dies from Beirut Blast

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Wife of Dutch Ambassador Dies from Beirut Blast

The wife of the Dutch ambassador to Lebanon died Saturday after being seriously injured in the massive explosion that tore through Beirut's port Tuesday, the Dutch Foreign Ministry said.

Hedwig Waltmans-Molier, 55, was injured by the explosion as she stood next to her husband, Ambassador Jan Waltmans, in the living room of their house in Beirut, the ministry said.

Tuesday's blast caused extensive damage to the Dutch Embassy, injuring four other people connected to it.

Source: Reuters