Lebanon’s capital Beirut on Tuesday, August 4, experienced a massive explosion which left the city shattered.
The afternoon blast shook several parts of the capital with Local Red Cross reporting hundreds injured and widespread damage.
Local TV stations reported the blast was at Beirut’s port inside an area where firecrackers were stored, while an Associated Press photographer near Beirut’s port said he witnessed people wounded on the ground and widespread destruction in central Beirut.
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Seeing what’s happening in my country aches my heart. Lebanon is crying for help and we need to raise awareness #PrayForLebanon #Lebanon #beirutexplosion #beirut #بيروت #لبنان #حزب_الله pic.twitter.com/fgYrl5IdKk
— 𝖘𝖎𝖒𝖕 (@homiesexualsimp) August 4, 2020
Beirut streets after the explosion. pic.twitter.com/JcieKtuUHz
— Farnaz Fassihi (@farnazfassihi) August 4, 2020