Massive explosion shakes Lebanon's capital
Dateline: 4 August 2020 - Beirut
Date: 08/04/2020 04:27 PM
Beirut - 4 August 2020
1. Cars crushed by rubble
2. Houses damaged by explosion
3. Injured people in street
4. Pan of street showing damage to buildings and cars
5. Injured man being helped by two other people
6. Pan from destroyed building entrance to damaged street
A massive explosion shook Lebanon's capital Beirut on Tuesday wounding a number people and causing widespread damage.
The afternoon blast shook several parts of the capital and thick smoke was seen billowing from the city centre.
Footage from near the port shows massive damage to buildings and cars, as well as people who were injured in the blast.
Exact casualties have not been confirmed, and the cause of the blast was not immediately clear.
Even miles from the scene of the blast, balconies were knocked down, ceiling collapsed and windows were shattered.