Published On: Sat, Aug 8th, 2020
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The massive explosion in Beirut in photos

Lebanon Explosion woman cries

Tuesday’s enormous explosion at Beirut port killed nearly 150 people, injured more than 5,000 and caused a huge swath of destruction in the Lebanese capital. Experts believe the blast is linked to 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate that was stored in a warehouse at the port. Click here for a look at the incredible and tragic aftermath.

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