We initially posted that a massive explosion rocked the port of Lebanon capital Beirut. The cause of the explosion was as a result of an explosive material (2750 tons of ammonium nitrate) left out in the open and was easily accessible., though one Lebanese network says it may have been a cache of fireworks.
Oh good lord. They kept the explosive material (ammonium nitrate) out in the open and easily accessible. 2750 tons. https://t.co/TpHtkKM7s6
— Ian Miles Cheong (@stillgray) August 4, 2020
Been looking at this before RTing, but the windows in the roof, the windows at the sides and the doors seem to match what are visible at “Warehouse 12”. https://t.co/L2TiDEIrCf pic.twitter.com/O9HlcArooW
— Nick Waters (@N_Waters89) August 4, 2020
According to Noah Pollak who said that the Beirut explosion is in area known to be used by Hezbollah for its long-range precision-guided missile project, which Israel publicly calls a red line. I have no specific knowledge, but would be surprised if explosives that detonated were not associated w/ that project. 1/
LBCI Lebanon News also in an Initial information revealed that the explosion was in Amber No. 12 in the port, which resulted in burning due to the explosion of the firecrackers inside it.”
The Moment the explosion occurred. The video footage of the explosion appears to have been taken by some fast moving craft about 1 KM from shore.
Footage posted on social media shows a close-up view of the warehouse area that exploded in Beirut, along with the fire and smaller blasts that led up to the larger explosion.
Lebanese authorities have said at least 78 people have been killed and some 3,700 wounded in a massive explosion at the port in the capital, Beirut.
The explosion on Tuesday sent shockwaves across the city, causing widespread damage even on the outskirts of the capital.
The cause of the explosion was not immediately clear. Officials linked the explosion to some 2,700 tonnes of confiscated ammonium nitrate that were being stored in a warehouse at the port for six years.
Lebanese President Michel Aoun assembled the country’s High Defence Council following the explosion.
Death toll rises to 78 following massive Beirut explosion
The death toll from the massive blast at a port warehouses near central Beirut has risen to 78, with over 4,000 wounded.
Officials said they expected the death toll to rise further after Tuesday’s blast as emergency workers dug through rubble to rescue people and remove the dead.
President Michel Aoun called for an emergency cabinet meeting on Wednesday and said a two-week state of emergency should be declared.
President Trump says explosion ‘looks like a terrible attack’ – the huge explosion that shook Beirut appeared to be a “terrible attack.”
“We have a very good relationship with the people of Lebanon and we will be there to help. It looks like a terrible attack,” Trump told reporters at the White House.
“I’ve met with some of our great generals and they just seem to feel that this was not some kind of manufacturing explosion type of an event … They seem to think it was an attack. It was a bomb of some kind.”
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