Collection of Terrifying Beirut Explosion Videos Captured by People Across the City

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On August 4, 2020 at 6pm local time, Couple of explosions happened in Beirut, Lebanon, the nation’s capital. The devastating blasts happened at the Port of Beirut. The main explosion was linked to approximately 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate that had been seized by the government from a ship and stored in the port without all the needed safety measures for the last six years.

The impact of the tragedy is still unfolding but so far there have been over 100 deaths with many people still missing and thousands of people being treated for injuries. Some 300,000 people have been out of their homes, but amid the devastation, stories of heroism are also emerging.

While power remains out in much of the city, the citizens of Beirut are coalescing, doing what they can to help their fellow residents. If you want to help, donations can be made to the Lebanese Red Cross.

 

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