A massive explosion shook the Lebanese capital city of Beirut on Tuesday. The cause of the blast that originated near the city’s port was not immediately known, but Lebanon’s national news agency said it may have been caused by a fire at a defence related equipment and ammunition warehouse.
A massive explosion and blast wave shook the Lebanese capital city of Beirut on Tuesday. Videos of the huge blast, the exact cause of which has yet to be determined, quickly surfaced on social media.
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Absolutely horrifying explosion at Beirut port a short while ago. Small explosions followed by this enormous blast and shockwave. Unreal. Major devastation. pic.twitter.com/zjzI5nHEwd
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