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Massive Explosion Rocks Lebanon killing Many (PHOTOS)

The scene of the explosion in Lebanon

A massive explosion on Tuesday, August 4, 2020, rocked downtown Beirut, destroying much of the port, damaging buildings, and blowing out windows and doors as a giant smoke rose above the capital.

According to Associated Press, a Lebanese Red Cross official said many were dead and wounded but did not state exact figure.

The footage trending on social media showed hundreds of casualties.

It showed a fire raging at the port, sending up a giant column of smoke, illuminated by flashes of what appear to be fireworks.

Meanwhile, the cause of the blast is yet to be known as at the time of report.

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Source: BBC

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