Lebanon, a country already reeling from an unprecedented economic crisis, and a surge in coronavirus infections, was struck by the massive explosion at the Port of Beirut on Tuesday which killed at least 158 people and injured more than 6,000.
Watch: Video shot from inside a car shows a huge mushroom cloud ripping from one of two explosions that erupted from #Lebanon’s Port #Beirut, shocking motorists in the Lebanese capital.https://t.co/IB8kyus4cq pic.twitter.com/EjDOpl2LED— Al Arabiya English (@AlArabiya_Eng) August 4, 2020
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Watch: Aerial footage shows wide destruction at the port of #Beirut after a huge blast devastated entire neighborhoods of the city, killed more than 100 people, and injured over 4,000.https://t.co/X7GI19hKrW pic.twitter.com/aCpXzaB1Oq— Al Arabiya English (@AlArabiya_Eng) August 5, 2020
Watch: Footage from on the ground shows the aftermath at the main Jounieh-Beirut highway at the entrance of Downtown Beirut in front of the port where the two explosions erupted.#Lebanonhttps://t.co/DrjpyL700Y pic.twitter.com/UT3uefUiph— Al Arabiya English (@AlArabiya_Eng) August 4, 2020