Politics Beirut blast: Death toll climbs to at least 135 Updated : August 06, 2020 07:44 AM IST The blast rattled buildings on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus, about 100 miles (160 km) away. The cabinet ordered port officials involved in storing or guarding the material to be put under house arrest, ministerial sources told Reuters. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.