Massive Explosion Rocks Beirut

Date: 2020-08-04 16:15:02

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An explosion at Lebanon’s main port rocked Beirut and its suburbs, sending plumes of smoke into the skyline.

Local TV footage showed severe damage to several homes, including that of former Prime Minister Saad Hariri.

Lebanon’s state-run National News Agency says the blast is due to a fireworks depot.

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